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Phenylephrine / pyrilamine Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Phenylephrine / pyrilamine is also known as: Aldex D, Deconsal CT, Deconsal CT Tannate, K-Tan, K-Tan 4, Poly Hist Forte (old formulation), Pyril D, Pyril Mal Phenyl HCl, Pyril Tann-12, Pyrlex PD, R-Tannic-S A/D, Ru-Hist D (old formulation), Ry-T-12, Ryna-12, Ryna-12S, Rynesa 12S, V-Tann, Viravan-S, Viravan-T

Medically reviewed on November 20, 2017

Phenylephrine / pyrilamine Pregnancy Warnings

Phenylephrine-pyrilamine has been assigned to pregnancy category C by the FDA. Animal studies have not been reported. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Phenylephrine-pyrilamine is only recommended for use during pregnancy when benefit outweigh risk.

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Phenylephrine / pyrilamine Breastfeeding Warnings

Small amounts of phenylephrine are secreted in breast milk. The manufacturer recommends that due to the potential for serious adverse reactions in nursing infants, a decision should be made to discontinue nursing or discontinue the drug, taking into account the importance of the drug to the mother.

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References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Ryna-12 (phenylephrine-pyrilamine)." Wallace Laboratories, Cranbury, NJ.

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. Ryna-12 (phenylephrine-pyrilamine)." Wallace Laboratories, Cranbury, NJ.

Further information

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