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Metopirone (metyrapone USP) 250 mg, Capsules

Detailed View: Safety Labeling Changes Approved By FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) – November 2010

Summary View


  • Cardiovascular system: Hypotension


Carcinogenesis, Mutagenesis, Impairment of Fertility
  • ...Metopirone was not mutagenic with or without metabolic activation in three strains of bacteria.
Pregnancy Category C
  • ... Animal reproduction studies adequate to evaluate teratogenicity and postnatal development have not been conducted with Metopirone.