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Bleomycin Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Bleomycin is also known as: Blenoxane

Bleomycin Pregnancy Warnings

Bleomycin has been assigned to pregnancy category D by the FDA. Animal studies have revealed evidence of teratogenicity (e.g., skeletal malformations) in rats. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy; however, use of bleomycin during pregnancy has been associated with fetal harm. If bleomycin is used during pregnancy or if the patient becomes pregnant during treatment, the patient should be advised of the potential hazard to the developing fetus. Women of childbearing potential should be advised to avoid pregnancy during treatment with bleomycin.

Bleomycin Breastfeeding Warnings

There are no data on the excretion of bleomycin into human milk.

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