Benzthiazide in Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Risk Factor: C*
Class: Diuretics

Contents of this page:
Fetal Risk Summary
Breast Feeding Summary
References
Questions and Answers

Fetal Risk Summary

See Chlorothiazide. In general, diuretics are not recommended in the treatment of pregnancy-induced hypertension because of the maternal hypovolemia characteristic of this disease.

[*Risk Factor D if used in pregnancy-induced hypertension.]

Breast Feeding Summary

See Chlorothiazide.

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