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Isoflurane Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Isoflurane is also known as: Forane, Terrell

Isoflurane Pregnancy Warnings

Isoflurane has been assigned to pregnancy category C by the FDA. Animal studies have revealed evidence of fetotoxicity. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Isoflurane should be used during pregnancy only if the potential benefit justifies the potential risk to the fetus.

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Isoflurane Breastfeeding Warnings

There are no data on the excretion of isoflurane into human milk. Because many drugs are excreted in human milk, caution is recommended when isoflurane is administered to a nursing woman.

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References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Forane (isoflurane)." Baxter Pharmaceutical Products, Inc, New Providence, NJ.

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. Forane (isoflurane)." Baxter Pharmaceutical Products, Inc, New Providence, NJ.

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