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Generic Name
Carvedilol
Trade Name
Dilatrend
Manufacturer
Roche
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
  • beta-adrenergic blocking agent for treatment of hypertension and angina.
  • Fetal Risk
    Fetal Risk
  • fetotoxic in animals at high doses causing increased postimplantation loss, decreased fetal weight and delayed skeletal development.
  • No well controlled human data for this agent but other beta-adrenergic blocking agents can cause fetal intrauterine growth retardation, fetal bradycardia and neonatal hypoglycemia.
  • Breast Feeding
    Breast Feeding
  • Excreted into milk in small amounts.
  • Not recommended during breast feeding because of possible beta-blockade in nursing infants.
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