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Generic Name
Phenylepinephrine Hydrochloride
Trade Name
Prefrin Liquifilm
Manufacturer
Allergan
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
  • sympathomimetic, alfa-adrenergic for agonist treatment of hypotension.
  • Fetal Risk
    Fetal Risk
  • teratogenic in some animals.
  • No well controlled human data but suggested possible association with eye, ear, digital defects and club foot during first trimester exposure, and with musculoskeletal defects and umbilical hernia during exposure anytime during pregnancy.
  • It may cause uterine vessels spasm and potentiate the effects of oxytoxic drugs on the uterus resulting in fetal hypoxia and bradycardia.
  • Breast Feeding
    Breast Feeding
  • No data available.
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