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Rimantadine Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Rimantadine is also known as: Flumadine

Medically reviewed on December 15, 2017

Rimantadine Pregnancy Warnings

Rimantadine has been assigned to category C. Animal studies have demonstrated adverse effects to the fetus when given at high dosages. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Rimantadine should only be given during pregnancy when there are no alternatives and benefit outweighs the risk to the fetus.

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Rimantadine Breastfeeding Warnings

There are no data on the excretion of rimantadine into human milk. The manufacturer advises against the use of rimantadine during breast-feeding.

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References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Flumadine (rimantadine)." Forest Pharmaceuticals, St. Louis, MO.

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. Flumadine (rimantadine)." Forest Pharmaceuticals, St. Louis, MO.

Further information

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

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