Linaclotide Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings
Linaclotide is also known as: Linzess
Linaclotide Pregnancy Warnings
FDA pregnancy category: C Use linaclotide only if clearly needed and benefit outweighs potential risk. Women of childbearing age should use effective contraceptive measures during treatment.
Linaclotide Breastfeeding Warnings
Caution is recommended. Excreted into human milk: Unknown Excreted into animal milk: Unknown The effects in the nursing infant are unknown.
Linaclotide and its active metabolite are not measurable in plasma following administration of recommended doses.
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