IncobotulinumtoxinA Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

IncobotulinumtoxinA is also known as: Xeomin

IncobotulinumtoxinA Pregnancy Warnings

IncobotulinumtoxinA has been assigned to pregnancy category C by the FDA. There are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. IncobotulinumtoxinA was embryotoxic in rats and increased abortions in rabbits when given at doses higher than the maximum recommended human dose (MRHD) for cervical dystonia on a body weight basis. IncobotulinumtoxinA should only be given during pregnancy when the potential benefits outweigh the potential risks.

IncobotulinumtoxinA Breastfeeding Warnings

There are no data on the excretion of botulinum toxin type A into human milk. Because many drugs are excreted in human milk, caution should be exercised when incobotulinumtoxinA is administered to a nursing woman.

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