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Generic Name
Mepindolol
Trade Name
Mepindolol
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.
The risk category is D only if used in second and third trimester.
FDA Pregnancy Risk Categories

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Indication
Indication
  • Non –selective beta-adrenergic blocker –sympatholytic.
  • Anti hypertensive.
  • Fetal Risk
    Fetal Risk
  • No human data about this agents but other agents of this class may cause intrauterine growth retardation and neonatal beta-blockade if used in the last two trimesters.
  • Breast Feeding
    Breast Feeding
  • Excreted into milk.
  • No adverse effects in nursing infants reported but they should be observed for beta-blockade.
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