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Generic Name
Doxycycline Hyclate
Trade Name
Unidox
Manufacturer
Pfizer
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

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Indication
Indication
  • Tetracycline antibiotic.
  • Fetal Risk
    Fetal Risk
  • Crosses the placenta.
  • As tetracycline, should not be used during or around the gestational period because of: 1. Adverse effects on fetal teeth and bones. 2. Maternal liver toxicity. 3. Congenital defects-possible association with congenital cataract.
  • Breast Feeding
    Breast Feeding
  • Excreted into milk.
  • Except for modification of bowel flora and direct effects on exposed infants, it is compatible with breast feeding.
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