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Generic Name
Triazolam
Trade Name
Halcion
Manufacturer
Pharmacia & Upjhon
Risk Category
X
  • Positive evidence of human fetal risk exists.
  • Potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks (e.g. life threatening situations or serious illness).
  • Studies in animals and/or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities.
  • Fetal risk involved in use of drug, clearly outweighs potential benefit.
  • Contraindicated in women who are or may become pregnant. Don’t use.
FDA Pregnancy Risk Categories

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Indication
Indication
  • Short acting benzodiazepine, hypnotic.
  • Fetal Risk
    Fetal Risk
  • Not teratogenic in animals.
  • Unknown transfer through the human placenta.
  • Limited human data but reported congenital malformation with 1st trimester exposure including: cardiovascular Polydactyly Low birth ,weight Hydrocephalus, intraventricular hemorrhage. renal (ectopic kidney)- Causes non-teratogenic toxic effects in infants exposed in utero: brady/tachycardia, apnea, hypotonia, hypothermia, seizures, cortrical atrophy, cyanosis and leucopenia.
  • Breast Feeding
    Breast Feeding
  • Human studies have not been performed; however, studies in rats have indicated that Triazolam and its metabolites are secreted in milk. Therefore, administration of Triazolam to nursing mothers is not recommended.
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