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Apixaban Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Apixaban is also known as: Eliquis

Apixaban Pregnancy Warnings

FDA pregnancy category: B Use apixaban only if clearly needed and benefit outweighs potential risk. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Treatment is likely to increase the risk of hemorrhage during pregnancy and delivery. A study in animals after implantation until the end of gestation resulted in fetal exposure to apixaban, but was not associated with increased risk for fetal malformations or toxicity. No maternal or fetal deaths were attributed to bleeding.

Apixaban Breastfeeding Warnings

A decision should be made to discontinue breast-feeding or discontinue the drug, taking into account the importance of the drug to the mother. Excreted into human milk: Unknown Excreted into animal milk: Yes The effects in the nursing infant are unknown.

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