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Tipranavir Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Tipranavir is also known as: Aptivus

Tipranavir Pregnancy Warnings

An Antiretroviral Pregnancy Registry has been established to monitor maternal-fetal outcome of tipranavir exposures during pregnancy. To register patients, physicians should call 800-258-4263 (USA).

Tipranavir has been assigned to pregnancy category C by the FDA. Animal studies have revealed evidence of fetotoxicity (reduced ossification and weight) and growth inhibition at approximately 0.8-fold human exposure of the recommended dose. There are no controlled data in human pregnancies. Tipranavir should be used during pregnancy only if the potential benefit justifies the potential risk to the fetus.

Tipranavir Breastfeeding Warnings

There are no data on the excretion of tipranavir into human milk. HIV-infected mothers should not breast-feed their infants due to the risk of transmission of HIV via breast milk.

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