Risk Factor: C
Class: Anti-infectives/ Antivirals
Fetal Risk Summary
Idoxuridine has not been studied in human pregnancy. The drug is teratogenic in some species of animals after injection and ophthalmic use (1,2).
Breast Feeding Summary
No data are available.
- Nishimura H, Tanimura T. Clinical Aspects of The Teratogenicity of Drugs. New York, NY:American Elsevier, 1976:148,2589.
- Itoi M, Gefter JW, Kaneko N, Ishii Y, Ramer RM, Gasset AR. Teratogenicities of ophthalmic drugs. I. Antiviral ophthalmic drugs. Arch Ophthalmol 1975;93:4651.