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Torsemide Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Torsemide is also known as: Demadex, Demadex IV

Torsemide Pregnancy Warnings

Torsemide has been assigned to pregnancy category B by the FDA. Animal studies have shown evidence of decreased fetal weight, increased fetal resorption, and delayed fetal ossification after rabbits and rats were given doses four and five times greater than the maximum recommended human dose (based on a body surface area comparison), respectively. There are no data in human pregnancy. Torsemide should only be used during pregnancy when benefit outweighs risk.

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Torsemide Breastfeeding Warnings

There are no data on the excretion of torsemide into human milk. The manufacturer recommends that caution be used when torsemide is administered to a nursing women.

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References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Demedex (torsemide)." Boehringer Mannheim, Gaithersburg, MD.

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. Demedex (torsemide)." Boehringer Mannheim, Gaithersburg, MD.

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