Rho (d) immune globulin Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings
Rho (d) immune globulin is also known as: Anti-D (RHO) Immunoglobulin, BayRHo-D, BayRHo-D Full Dose, BayRHo-D Mini-Dose, D-Gam Anti-D, Gamulin Rh, HypRho-D Mini-Dose, HyperRHO S/D Full Dose, HyperRHO S/D Mini-Dose, Liberim D, MICRhoGAM, MicRhoGAM Ultra-Filtered Plus, Mini-Gamulin Rh, Partobulin SDF, RhoGAM, RhoGAM Ultra-Filtered Plus, Rhophylac, WinRho SDF
Rho (d) immune globulin Pregnancy Warnings
This drug should be used during pregnancy only if the benefit outweighs the risk to the fetus. AU TGA pregnancy category: Not formally assigned to a pregnancy category. US FDA pregnancy category: C Comments: Some formulations are not approved for use during pregnancy. The manufacturer product information should be consulted.
Animal studies have not been conducted. Available evidence does not suggest harm to the fetus or future pregnancies when given to Rho(D) negative women during pregnancy. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. US FDA pregnancy category C: Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Rho (d) immune globulin Breastfeeding Warnings
This drug should be used only if clearly needed. Excreted into human milk: Unknown Excreted into animal milk: Data not available Comments: No undesirable effects are expected on nursing infants
References for pregnancy information
- "Product Information. HyperRHO S/D Full Dose (RHo (D) immune globulin)." Talecris Biotherapeutics, Research Triangle Park, NC.
References for breastfeeding information
- "Product Information. WinRho SDF (RHo (D) immune globulin)." Nabi, Boca Raton, FL.
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