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Generic Name
Diazoxide
Trade Name
Proglycem
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
  • sympatholytic, antihypertensive.
  • Fetal Risk
    Fetal Risk
  • Crosses human placenta.
  • Causes maternal hypotension with subsequent fetal bradycardia.
  • Affects the smooth muscle of maternal blood, thus allow the fetus to grow">uterus and ihhibits labor.
  • If given during labor can cause neonatal hyperglycemia.
  • Oral maternal ingestion of the drug in third trimester for several weeks can cause persistent alopecia, lanuginous hypertrichosis and retarded bone age in the neonate.
  • Breast Feeding
    Breast Feeding
  • Unknown excretion into human breast milk.
  • Problems have not been documented in humans.
  • Other Trade Names
     
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