8 doctors weighed in:
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
Thank
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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