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Potassium phosphate Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Oct 25, 2022.

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

Potassium phosphate Pregnancy Warnings

This drug should be used during pregnancy only if clearly needed.

AU TGA pregnancy category: C
US FDA pregnancy category: Not assigned

-There is no data on the risk of fetal harm.

Animal studies have not been performed. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy.

AU Exempt: Medications exempted from pregnancy classification are not absolutely safe for use in pregnancy in all circumstances. Some exempted medicines, for example the complementary medicine, St John's Wort, may interact with other medicines and induce unexpected adverse effects in the mother and/or fetus.

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.

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Potassium phosphate Breastfeeding Warnings

Use is not recommended.

Excreted into human milk: Unknown
Excreted into animal milk: Data not available

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References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Potassium Phosphate (potassium phosphate)." Hospira Inc (2002):

References for breastfeeding information

  1. Cerner Multum, Inc. "Australian Product Information." O 0

Further information

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