i already had one and now am not sure if i did the right thing
Afluria has a 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.
If you become pregnant, contact your doctor. You will need to discuss the benefits and risks of using Influenza Virus Vaccine while you are pregnant. It is not known if Influenza Virus Vaccine is found in breast milk. If you are or will be breast-feeding while you use Influenza Virus Vaccine, check with your doctor. Discuss any possible risks to your baby.
Influenza virus vaccine, inactivated Pregnancy Warnings
Influenza virus vaccine, inactivated has been assigned to pregnancy category C by the FDA. Animal studies have not been reported. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Influenza virus vaccine, inactivated is only recommended during pregnancy when the potential benefit outweighs the risk.
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