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Ergoloid mesylates Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Ergoloid mesylates is also known as: Gerimal, Hydergine, Hydergine LC

Medically reviewed on July 31, 2017

Ergoloid mesylates Pregnancy Warnings

Use is not recommended

Risk Summary: There is no specific information on the use of this drug in pregnancy; however, this drug belongs to a class of drugs (ergot alkaloids) that are contraindicated for use during pregnancy as they may cause fetal vascular disruption.

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Ergoloid mesylates Breastfeeding Warnings

Use is not recommended

Excreted into human milk: Data not available
Excreted into animal milk: Data not available

Comment: This drug is generally not recommended in this population.

There is no specific information on the use of this drug while nursing; however, this drug belongs to a class of drugs (ergot alkaloids) that are considered undesirable to use during nursing.

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References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Ergoloid Mesylates (ergoloid mesylates)." United Research Laboratories/Mutual Pharmaceutical Company, Philadelphia, PA.

References for breastfeeding information

  1. United States National Library of Medicine "Toxnet. Toxicology Data Network. Available from: URL: http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/cgi-bin/sis/htmlgen?LACT." ([cited 2013 -]):
  2. "Product Information. Ergoloid Mesylates (ergoloid mesylates)." United Research Laboratories/Mutual Pharmaceutical Company, Philadelphia, PA.

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