Brentuximab Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Brentuximab is also known as: Adcetris

Brentuximab Pregnancy Warnings

Animal studies have revealed evidence of embryofetotoxicity. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. If brentuximab vedotin 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. FDA pregnancy category D: There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.

FDA pregnancy category: D The manufacturer makes no recommendation regarding use during pregnancy.

Brentuximab Breastfeeding Warnings

A decision should be made to discontinue breastfeeding or discontinue the drug, taking into account the importance of the drug to the mother. Excreted into human milk: Data not available Excreted into animal milk: Data not available The effects in the nursing infant are unknown.

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