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Magnesium sulfate / potassium sulfate / sodium sulfate Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Magnesium sulfate / potassium sulfate / sodium sulfate is also known as: ColPrep Kit, Suprep Bowel Prep Kit

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Aug 6, 2020.

Magnesium sulfate / potassium sulfate / sodium sulfate Pregnancy Warnings

Animal studies have not been reported. There are no controlled data using any of the drugs, alone or in combination, in human pregnancy.

US FDA pregnancy category Not Assigned: The US FDA has amended the pregnancy labeling rule for prescription drug products to require labeling that includes a summary of risk, a discussion of the data supporting that summary, and relevant information to help health care providers make prescribing decisions and counsel women about the use of drugs during pregnancy. Pregnancy categories A, B, C, D, and X are being phased out.

The manufacturer makes no recommendation regarding use during pregnancy.

US FDA pregnancy category: Not assigned.

Risk Summary: There are no data available on use of this drug in pregnant women to inform a drug-related risk.

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Magnesium sulfate / potassium sulfate / sodium sulfate Breastfeeding Warnings

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

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

Comment: The effects of any of the 3 drugs, alone or in combination, in the nursing infant are unknown.

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References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Suprep Bowel Prep Kit (magnesium/potassium/sodium sulfates)." Braintree Laboratories, Braintree, MA.

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. Suprep Bowel Prep Kit (magnesium/potassium/sodium sulfates)." Braintree Laboratories, Braintree, MA.

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