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Influenza virus vaccine, live, trivalent Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Influenza virus vaccine, live, trivalent is also known as: FluMist, FluMist Quadrivalent

Influenza virus vaccine, live, trivalent Pregnancy Warnings

Influenza virus vaccine, live, has been assigned to pregnancy category C by the FDA. Animal studies have not been reported. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. The manufacturer recommends use in pregnant women only when clearly needed.

Influenza virus vaccine, live, trivalent Breastfeeding Warnings

There are no data on the excretion of influenza virus vaccine, live, into human milk. However, since some viruses are excreted into human milk, the possibility of shedding of vaccine virus, and the close proximity of nursing infant and mother the manufacturer recommends that caution be used when administering influenza virus vaccine, live, to nursing women.

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