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Methylcellulose Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Sep 5, 2022.

Methylcellulose is also known as: Citrucel, Citrucel Clear Mix, Citrucel Food Pack, Citrucel Lax, Citrucel SF

Methylcellulose Pregnancy Warnings

Methylcellulose has not been formally assigned to a pregnancy category by the FDA. Animal studies have not been reported. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Methylcellulose is only recommended for use during pregnancy when benefit outweighs risk.

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Methylcellulose Breastfeeding Warnings

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

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References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Citrucel (methylcellulose)." SmithKline Beecham (2001):

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. Citrucel (methylcellulose)." SmithKline Beecham (2001):

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.