Maalox Anti-Diarrheal Overview
Maalox Anti-Diarrheal is a brand name medication included in a group of medications called ANTIPROPULSIVES. For more information about Maalox Anti-Diarrheal see its generic Loperamide
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Maalox Anti-Diarrheal Drug Class
Maalox Anti-Diarrheal is part of the drug class:
Maalox Anti-Diarrheal and Pregnancy
Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.
The FDA categorizes medications based on safety for use during pregnancy. Five categories - A, B, C, D, and X, are used to classify the possible risks to an unborn baby when a medication is taken during pregnancy.
Loperamide falls into category C. There are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. Loperamide should be used during pregnancy only if the potential benefit justifies the potential risk to the fetus.