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
Halazepam
Trade Name
Paxipam
Risk Category
D
  • 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).
FDA Pregnancy Risk Categories

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

Indication
Indication
  • A benzodiazepine drug used as anxiolytic.
  • Fetal Risk
    Fetal Risk
  • Assumed to cross the placenta because of its similarity to other benzodiazepines which are known to cross the placenta.
  • Benzodiazepines in general are associated with increased risk of congenital anomalies if used in 1st trimester and with neonatal withdrawal if used in chronic doses throughout pregnancy.
  • Use of benzodiazepines in the last weeks of pregnancy may cause neonatal cns depression, poor feeding, hypothermia, flacidity and respiratory depression.
  • Breast Feeding
    Breast Feeding
  • Excreted into milk.
  • Can cause sedation, poor feeding and weight loss in nursing infants.
  • 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
     2   +   5    =  
      Calculate Birth Date
    Enter the first day of the last menstruation
    Month Day Year
    Result
    Month Day Year