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Generic Name
Epinephrine
Trade Name
EpiPen Jr. Auto-Injector
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
  • A systemic bronchial smooth muscle">bronchodilator agent used for treatment of bronchial asthma, bronchitis, and bronchospasm.
  • Fetal Risk
    Fetal Risk
  • Crosses the placenta.
  • Contradictory reports of major and minor congenital defects’ association with first trimester exposure.
  • Reported association with increased incidence of inguinal hernia.
  • Breast Feeding
    Breast Feeding
  • Excreted into human breast milk.
  • Risk-benefit should be considered before its use due to the potential adverse effects.
  • Other Trade Names
     
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