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Is it safe to take nifedipine while pregnant or breastfeeding?

8 doctors weighed in
Dr. R. Wayne Inzer
Obstetrics & Gynecology
5 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

It is category c, not shown to be harmful in humans but some concerns in animals.
It is and has been used in preg for some time now. The benefits freq outweigh risks.

In brief: Yes

It is category c, not shown to be harmful in humans but some concerns in animals.
It is and has been used in preg for some time now. The benefits freq outweigh risks.
Dr. R. Wayne Inzer
Dr. R. Wayne Inzer
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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Maybe

It is pregnancy safety class c - animal studies show adverse fetal effect but no contolled human studies have been done.
It is "probably safe" for lactation with limited studies showing no adverse effect.

In brief: Maybe

It is pregnancy safety class c - animal studies show adverse fetal effect but no contolled human studies have been done.
It is "probably safe" for lactation with limited studies showing no adverse effect.
Dr. Bennett Werner
Dr. Bennett Werner
Thank
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