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Ticlopidine Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Ticlopidine is also known as: Ticlid

Ticlopidine Pregnancy Warnings

Ticlopidine has been assigned to pregnancy category B by the FDA. Animal studies failed to reveal evidence of teratogenicity, however, dosages of 200 to 400 mg/kg/day resulted in maternal and fetal toxicity. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Ticlopidine should be given during pregnancy only when benefit outweighs the risk.

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Ticlopidine Breastfeeding Warnings

There are no data on the excretion of ticlopidine into human milk. Animal studies have shown ticlopidine to be excreted in rat 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. Ticlid (ticlopidine)." Syntex Laboratories Inc, Palo Alto, CA.

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. Ticlid (ticlopidine)." Syntex Laboratories Inc, Palo Alto, CA.

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