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Torsemide Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Torsemide is also known as: Demadex, Demadex IV

Torsemide Pregnancy Warnings

Animal studies revealed evidence of fetotoxicity at doses that produced maternal toxicity. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy.

US FDA pregnancy category B: Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Use is considered contraindicated and should be used during pregnancy only if clearly needed.

US FDA pregnancy category: B

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Torsemide Breastfeeding Warnings

UK: Use is contraindicated.
US: Caution is recommended.

Excreted into human milk: Unknown
Excreted into animal milk: Unknown

Comments: The effects in the nursing infant are unknown.

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References for pregnancy information

  1. Cerner Multum, Inc. "UK Summary of Product Characteristics." O 0
  2. "Product Information. Demedex (torsemide)." Boehringer Mannheim, Gaithersburg, MD.

References for breastfeeding information

  1. Cerner Multum, Inc. "UK Summary of Product Characteristics." O 0
  2. "Product Information. Demedex (torsemide)." Boehringer Mannheim, Gaithersburg, MD.

Further information

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