Tbo-filgrastim Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Tbo-filgrastim Pregnancy Warnings

Use of tbo-filgrastim is not recommended unless the benefit outweighs the risk to the developing fetus. FDA pregnancy category: C

Animal studies have revealed evidence of maternal toxicity, embryolethality, and fetotoxicity. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Filgrastim is only recommended for use during pregnancy only if the potential benefit justifies the potential risk to the fetus. 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.

Tbo-filgrastim Breastfeeding Warnings

Other recombinant granulocyte colony stimulating factor (G-CSF) products are poorly secreted in breast milk and G-CSF is not orally absorbed by neonates.

Caution is recommended. Excreted into human milk: Unknown Excreted into animal milk: Data not available The effects in the nursing infant are unknown.

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