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Generic Name
Prazosin
Trade Name
Minipress
Manufacturer
Pfizer
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

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Indication
Indication
  • Alfa-1 adrenergic blocking agent antihypertensive.
  • Fetal Risk
    Fetal Risk
  • Limited human data, no fetal adverse effects have been reported with prazosin use throughout gestation.
  • Not teratogenic in animals but decreased in animals body weight at birth was reported in animals given high doses.
  • Breast Feeding
    Breast Feeding
  • Prazosin has been shown to be excreted in small amounts in human milk.
  • Caution should be exercised when Prazosin is administered to a nursing woman.
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