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Potassium phosphate Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Potassium phosphate is also known as: Neutra-Phos-K

Potassium phosphate Pregnancy Warnings

Potassium phosphate has been assigned to pregnancy category C by the FDA. Animal reproductive studies have not been done. There are no controlled data from human pregnancy. Potassium phosphate should only be given during pregnancy when benefit outweigh risk.

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Potassium phosphate Breastfeeding Warnings

There are no data on the excretion of potassium phosphate into human milk. Human milk is naturally low in potassium, averaging approximately 13 mEq/L. If maternal serum levels of potassium and phosphate are maintained within normal limits, side effects in the nursing infant are considered unlikely.

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References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. K-Phos Neutral (potassium phosphate)." Beach Pharmaceuticals, Tampa, FL.

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. K-Phos Neutral (potassium phosphate)." Beach Pharmaceuticals, Tampa, FL.
  2. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, Yaffe SJ.. "Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 5th ed." Baltimore, MD: Williams & Wilkins (1998):

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