Belatacept Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Belatacept is also known as: Nulojix

Belatacept Pregnancy Warnings

Belatacept has been assigned to pregnancy category C by the FDA. Animal studies have failed to reveal evidence of teratogenicity; however there was some evidence of increased pup mortality in rat studies. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Belatacept should not be used during pregnancy unless there are no alternatives and the potential benefit outweighs the risk.

Belatacept Breastfeeding Warnings

There are no data on the excretion of belatacept into human milk. The effects in the nursing infant are unknown. The manufacturer recommends that due to the potential for serious adverse reactions in nursing infants, a decision should be made to discontinue nursing or discontinue the drug, taking into account the importance of the drug to the mother.

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