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Prussian blue Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Prussian blue is also known as: Antidotum Thallii-Heyl, Radiogardase

Medically reviewed on Jul 30, 2018

Prussian blue Pregnancy Warnings

The manufacturer makes no recommendation regarding use during pregnancy.

US FDA pregnancy category: C

No animal studies have been conducted. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. This drug is not absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract, so no fetal effect is expected. Radioactive cesium and thallium cross the human placenta; the toxicity from these agents is greater than the potential reproductive toxicity of Prussian blue.

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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Prussian blue Breastfeeding Warnings

Studies to determine if this drug is excreted in human milk have not been conducted; since it is not absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract, its excretion in milk is unlikely.

The manufacturer makes no recommendation regarding use during lactation.

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

Comments:
-Cesium and thallium are transmitted from mother to infant in breast milk.
-Women internally contaminated with cesium or thallium should not breastfeed.

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References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Radiogardase (Prussian blue)." Heyl Chemisch Pharmaceuticals, Berlin, Germany, AL.

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. Radiogardase (Prussian blue)." Heyl Chemisch Pharmaceuticals, Berlin, Germany, AL.

Further information

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

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