Teriparatide Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings
Teriparatide is also known as: Forteo
Teriparatide Pregnancy Warnings
Teriparatide has been assigned to pregnancy category C by the FDA. Animal studies have revealed an increased incidence of skeletal deviations or variations at doses approximately 60 times the human dose (based on surface area, mcg per meter squared). Teriparatide is only recommended for use during pregnancy when benefit outweighs risk.
Teriparatide Breastfeeding Warnings
There are no data on the excretion of teriparatide into human milk. The manufacturer recommends that because teriparatide is indicated for the treatment of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women, it should not be administered to women who are nursing their children.
- teriparatide Consumer Information
- Pregnancy Support Group
- FDA Pregnancy Categories
- Medicine use during Pregnancy
- Medicine use while Breastfeeding
- Safe Medications during Breastfeeding
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