Alvimopan Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Alvimopan is also known as: Entereg

Alvimopan Pregnancy Warnings

Alvimopan has been assigned to pregnancy category B by the FDA. Animal studies have failed to reveal evidence of fetotoxicity. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Alvimopan is only recommended for use during pregnancy when benefit outweighs risk.

Alvimopan Breastfeeding Warnings

There are no data on the excretion of alvimopan into human milk. Alvimopan and its 'metabolite' are detected in the milk of lactating rats. Because many drugs are excreted in human milk, the manufacturer recommends that caution be used when administering alvimopan to nursing women.

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