Urofollitropin Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Urofollitropin is also known as: Bravelle, Fertinex, Metrodin

Urofollitropin Pregnancy Warnings

Urofollitropin (a preparation of highly purified follicle stimulating hormone) has been assigned to pregnancy category X by the FDA. Animal studies have not been reported. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Urofollitropin is considered contraindicated during pregnancy and may cause fetal harm when administered to a pregnant woman.

Urofollitropin Breastfeeding Warnings

There are no data on the excretion of urofollitropin (the preparation of highly purified follicle stimulating hormone) into human milk. Because many drugs are excreted in human milk and because of the potential for serious adverse reactions due to urofollitropin in nursing infants, a decision should be made to discontinue nursing or discontinue the drug, taking into account the importance of the drug to the mother.

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