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Formoterol Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Formoterol is also known as: Foradil Aerolizer, Perforomist

Formoterol Pregnancy Warnings

Formoterol has been assigned to pregnancy category C by the FDA. Animal studies have not demonstrated a teratogenic effect when given orally at several times the dosage used clinically. However, still births in rats have been reported at dose approximately 2000 times the maximum recommended daily inhalation dose in humans (on a milligram per square meter basis). Formoterol is only recommended for use during pregnancy when benefit outweighs risk.

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Formoterol Breastfeeding Warnings

There are no data on the excretion of formoterol into human milk.

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References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Foradil (formoterol)" Novartis Pharmaceuticals, East Hanover, NJ.

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. Foradil (formoterol)" Novartis Pharmaceuticals, East Hanover, NJ.

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