Enter your email address to receive updates
Search By Trade Name
Trade name | Generic name | Classification
A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z 
Generic Name
Fluoxetine Hydrochloride
Trade Name
Prizac
Manufacturer
Eli Lilly
Risk Category
C
  • Studies on animals show adverse effect and toxicity on fetus.
  • No adequate and well controlled studies done on pregnant women.
  • Drugs should be given only if the potential benefit outweighs the potential risk to the fetus.
FDA Pregnancy Risk Categories

Place (not click) your mouse cursor over the bold words in the text below to receive description

Indication
Indication
  • Antidepressant, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor, converting in the body to active metabolite norfluoxetine.
  • Fetal Risk
    Fetal Risk
  • No fetal adverse effects in animals.
  • Crosses human placenta.
  • Inadequate human studies, but suggested possible association with increased risk of first trimester spontaneous abortions, and exposure to the drug late in pregnancy may cause perinatal side effects including prematurity, small for date, persistent pulmonary hypertension, poor neonatal adaptation.
  • Breast Feeding
    Breast Feeding
  • Excreted into milk can cause toxic effects on newborn such as vomiting, watery stool, irritability and decreased sleep.
  • Unknown long-term effects on neurobehavior or development of infants exposed to drug.
  • Other Trade Names
     
    The information on this Web site is not intended as a substitute for the advice and care of your doctor or other health-care provider. Always consult your doctor if you have any questions about exposures during pregnancy and lactation, and before you take any medications. Please read the Terms and Conditions before using this website.
      Tell A Friend

        You
    Name
    Email
        Your Friend
    Name
    Email
        Comments
     6   +   8    =  
      Calculate Birth Date
    Enter the first day of the last menstruation
    Month Day Year
    Result
    Month Day Year