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Eplerenone Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Eplerenone is also known as: Inspra

Medically reviewed on July 12, 2016

Eplerenone Pregnancy Warnings

Animal studies have failed to reveal evidence of teratogenicity. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy.

FDA pregnancy category B: Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

FDA pregnancy category: B

Use eplerenone only if clearly needed and benefit outweighs potential risk.

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Eplerenone Breastfeeding Warnings

A decision should be made to discontinue nursing or discontinue the drug, taking into account the importance of the drug to the mother.

Excreted into human milk: Unknown
Excreted into animal milk: Yes

The effects in the nursing infant are unknown.

See references

References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Inspra (eplerenone)." Searle, Chicago, IL.

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. Inspra (eplerenone)." Searle, Chicago, IL.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.