Methazolamide 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

Methazolamide is a carbonic anhydrase inhibitor used in glaucoma to lower intraocular pressure. No reports describing the use of methazolamide in human pregnancy have been located. The drug is teratogenic in some animal species (1). (See also Acetazolamide.)

Breast Feeding Summary

No data are available.

References

  1. Product information. Neptazane. Lederle Laboratories, 1988.

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