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Nefazodone Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Nefazodone is also known as: Serzone

Nefazodone Pregnancy Warnings

Animal studies have shown no malformations; however, increased early pup mortality and decreased pup weights have been reported. There are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. US FDA pregnancy category C: Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.

This drug should be used during pregnancy only if the benefit outweighs the risk to the fetus. US FDA pregnancy category: C Comments: -Patients should be advised to notify their healthcare provider if they become pregnant or intend to become pregnant during treatment.

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Nefazodone Breastfeeding Warnings

Caution is recommended. Excreted into human milk: Unknown Excreted into animal milk: Data not available Comments: -The effects in the nursing infant are unknown. -Patients should be advised to notify their healthcare provider if they are breast-feeding.

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References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Serzone (nefazodone)." Bristol-Myers Squibb, Princeton, NJ.

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. Serzone (nefazodone)." Bristol-Myers Squibb, Princeton, NJ.

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