Asparaginase erwinia chrysanthemi Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Asparaginase erwinia chrysanthemi is also known as: Erwinaze

Asparaginase erwinia chrysanthemi Pregnancy Warnings

Asparaginase Erwinia chrysanthemi has been assigned to pregnancy category C by the FDA. Animal studies have not been conducted with asparaginase Erwinia chrysanthemi. There are no adequate and well controlled studies of asparaginase Erwinia chrysanthemi in pregnant women. Asparaginase Erwinia chrysanthemi is only recommended for use during pregnancy when the potential benefit outweighs the risk to the developing fetus.

Asparaginase erwinia chrysanthemi Breastfeeding Warnings

There are no data on the excretion of asparaginase Erwinia chrysanthemi into human milk. Since many drugs are excreted in human milk, and because of the potential for serious adverse reactions in nursing infants from asparaginase Erwinia chrysanthemi, a decision should be made whether to discontinue nursing or to discontinue the drug, taking into account the importance of the drug to the mother.

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