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Neostigmine Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Neostigmine is also known as: Bloxiverz, Prostigmin, Prostigmin Bromide

Neostigmine Pregnancy Warnings

FDA pregnancy category: C

Use neostigmine only if clearly needed

Animal reproduction studies have not been conducted.

There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Cholinesterase inhibitor drugs could cause premature labor if given intravenously to near term pregnant women.

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.

See references

Neostigmine Breastfeeding Warnings

Caution is recommended

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

The effects in the nursing infant are unknown.

See references

References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Bloxiverz (neostigmine)." Eclat Pharmaceuticals, Menomonee Falls,, WI.
  2. "Product Information. Prostigman (neostigmine)." ICN Pharmaceuticals Inc, Cost Mesa, CA.

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. Prostigman (neostigmine)." ICN Pharmaceuticals Inc, Cost Mesa, CA.
  2. "Product Information. Bloxiverz (neostigmine)." Eclat Pharmaceuticals, Menomonee Falls,, WI.

Further information

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

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