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Penicillin g potassium Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Penicillin g potassium is also known as: Pfizerpen

Medically reviewed on May 8, 2018

Penicillin g potassium Pregnancy Warnings

Penicillin G potassium has been assigned to pregnancy category B by the FDA. Animal studies failed to reveal evidence of fetal harm. Adverse effects have not been reported during human use; however, there are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Penicillin G potassium is only recommended for use during pregnancy when benefit outweighs risk.

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Penicillin g potassium Breastfeeding Warnings

Penicillin is excreted into human milk. Risk to the nursing infant is unlikely. The manufacturer recommends that caution be used when administering penicillin G potassium to nursing women.

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References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Pfizerpen (penicillin)." Roerig Division, New York, NY.

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. Pfizerpen (penicillin)." Roerig Division, New York, NY.

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