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Adenovirus vaccine Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Adenovirus vaccine Pregnancy Warnings

Use is contraindicated.

US FDA pregnancy category: Not assigned

Comments:
-Pregnancy should be avoided for 6 weeks after administration of this vaccine.

Animal studies have not been conducted. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Three vaccine recipients delivered healthy infants, however naturally occurring adenovirus infections are associated with fetal harm.

US FDA pregnancy category Not Assigned: The US FDA has amended the pregnancy labeling rule for prescription drug products to require labeling that includes a summary of risk, a discussion of the data supporting that summary, and relevant information to help health care providers make prescribing decisions and counsel women about the use of drugs during pregnancy. Pregnancy categories A, B, C, D, and X are being phased out.

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Adenovirus vaccine Breastfeeding Warnings

Caution is recommended.

Excreted into human milk: Unknown
Excreted into animal milk: Data not available

Comments:
-Many viruses are excreted in human milk.
-The potential for disease in the infant from exposure is unknown.
-Live, non-attenuated viruses are shed in the stool over 28 days.
-Consider avoiding the vaccine during breastfeeding, and avoiding breastfeeding for at least 28 days after vaccination.

See references

References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Adenovirus Vaccine Type 4 and Type 7 (adenovirus vaccine, live)." Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, North Wales, PA.
  2. Briggs GG, Freeman RK. "Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed." Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health (2015):

References for breastfeeding information

  1. Briggs GG, Freeman RK. "Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed." Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health (2015):
  2. "Product Information. Adenovirus Vaccine Type 4 and Type 7 (adenovirus vaccine, live)." Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, North Wales, PA.

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