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Albiglutide Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Albiglutide is also known as: Tanzeum

Albiglutide Pregnancy Warnings

This drug should not be used during pregnancy unless the benefit outweighs the risk to the fetus. US FDA pregnancy category: C The potential risk to human fertility is unknown. Due to its long washout period, consider stopping this drug at least 1 month before a planned pregnancy.

There are no adequate and well-controlled studies of albiglutide in pregnant women. Nonclinical studies have shown reproductive toxicity, but not teratogenicity. US FDA 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.

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Albiglutide Breastfeeding Warnings

Decreased body weight in offspring was observed in mice treated with albiglutide during lactation.

A decision should be made to discontinue breastfeeding or discontinue the drug, taking into account the importance of the drug to the mother. Excreted into human milk: Unknown Excreted into animal milk: Data not available Since this drug is an albumin-based protein therapeutic, it is likely to be present in human milk.

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References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Tanzeum (albiglutide)." GlaxoSmithKline, Research Triangle Park, NC.

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. Tanzeum (albiglutide)." GlaxoSmithKline, Research Triangle Park, NC.

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