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Generic Name
Bisoprolol
Trade Name
Bisoprolol
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
  • Beta1-selective adrenergic blocker, antihypertensive.
  • Fetal Risk
    Fetal Risk
  • Not teratogenic in animals but fetotoxic causing fetal resorption.
  • Use of beta-blockers in general causes interauterine growth retardation, but the use of this agent in pregnancy is not studied.
  • Use of beta-blockers near delivery may cause symptoms and signs of b-blockade in newborns.
  • Breast Feeding
    Breast Feeding
  • Excreted into milk in animals.
  • Not studied in human but neonates should be observed for beta-blockade symptoms.
  • Unknown long-term effects on exposed infants.
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