Quinethazone in Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Risk Factor: D*
Class: Diuretics

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

Fetal Risk Summary

Quinethazone is structurally related to the thiazide diuretics. In general, diuretics are not recommended for the treatment of pregnancy-induced hypertension because of the maternal hypovolemia characteristic of this disease. See Chlorothiazide.

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

Breast Feeding Summary

See Chlorothiazide.

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