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Ipratropium nasal Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Ipratropium nasal is also known as: Atrovent Nasal

Medically reviewed on July 31, 2018

Ipratropium nasal Pregnancy Warnings

Use is recommended only if clearly needed and the benefit outweighs the risk.

US FDA pregnancy category: B

Animal studies have failed to reveal evidence of teratogenicity or embryotoxicity at higher doses. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy.

US 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.

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Ipratropium nasal Breastfeeding Warnings

According to some authorities, use of this drug produces negligible maternal serum levels and any drug in breast milk would not be absorbed by the infant.

Caution is recommended.

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

Comments: Some of this drug is systemically absorbed following nasal administration, however, the amount which may be excreted in human milk is unknown.

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References for pregnancy information

  1. Cerner Multum, Inc. "UK Summary of Product Characteristics." O 0
  2. "Product Information. Atrovent nasal spray (ipratropium nasal)." Boehringer-Ingelheim, Ridgefield, CT.
  3. "Product Information. Ipratropium Bromide Nasal (ipratropium nasal)." West-Ward Pharmaceuticals Corporation (previously Roxane Laboratories Inc), Columbus, OH.

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. Ipratropium Bromide Nasal (ipratropium nasal)." West-Ward Pharmaceuticals Corporation (previously Roxane Laboratories Inc), Columbus, OH.
  2. "Product Information. Atrovent nasal spray (ipratropium nasal)." Boehringer-Ingelheim, Ridgefield, CT.
  3. 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 -]):
  4. Cerner Multum, Inc. "UK Summary of Product Characteristics." O 0

Further information

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