Mesna Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Mesna is also known as: Mesnex

Mesna Pregnancy Warnings

Mesna has been assigned to pregnancy category B by the FDA. Animal studies have failed to reveal evidence of fetotoxicity. It is not known whether mesna can cause fetal harm or adversely affect reproductive capacity in humans. Mesna should only be given during pregnancy when benefit outweighs risk.

Mesna Breastfeeding Warnings

There are no data on the excretion of mesna into human milk. Because many drugs are excreted into human milk and because of the potential for serious adverse reactions in nursing infants from mesna , a decision should be made whether to discontinue nursing or to discontinue the drug, taking into the account the importance of the drug to the mother.

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