Alitretinoin topical Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Alitretinoin topical is also known as: Panretin

Alitretinoin topical Pregnancy Warnings

Alitretinoin topical has been assigned to pregnancy category D by the FDA. Animal studies have revealed evidence of fetotoxicity and teratogenicity with oral doses of alitretinoin above the recommended human dose (adjusted for body surface area). Topical alitretinoin has not been studied in animal models. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Patients should be advised of the potential harm to the fetus if alitretinoin topical is used during pregnancy or if they become pregnant while using it. Women of childbearing potential should be advised to avoid becoming pregnant. Alitretinoin topical is only recommended for use during pregnancy when there are no alternatives and benefit outweighs risk.

Alitretinoin topical Breastfeeding Warnings

There are no data on the excretion of alitretinoin topical into human milk. The manufacturer recommends that due to the potential for serious adverse reactions in nursing infants, mothers should discontinue nursing prior to using the drug.

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