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Metaxalone Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Sep 9, 2022.

Metaxalone is also known as: Metaxall, Skelaxin

Metaxalone Pregnancy Warnings

Animal reproduction studies have not revealed evidence of impaired fertility or harm to the fetus. There are no controlled data 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.

Safety has not been established during pregnancy.

US FDA pregnancy category: Not assigned

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Metaxalone Breastfeeding Warnings

Safety has not been established.

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

See references

References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Skelaxin (metaxalone)." Carnrick Laboratories Inc (2001):

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. Skelaxin (metaxalone)." Carnrick Laboratories Inc (2001):

Further information

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