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Antithrombin iii Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Antithrombin iii is also known as: Atnativ, Thrombate III

Antithrombin iii Pregnancy Warnings

This drug should be used during pregnancy only if clearly needed.

AU TGA pregnancy category: Exempt
US FDA pregnancy category: Not assigned

Comments:
-There is no data on use in pregnant women to know this drugs risks, including the risk of fetal harm or reproductive effects.
-Suspend heparin/low molecular weight heparin and continue with this drug during labor and delivery.

Animal studies at doses up to four times the human doses did not show impaired fertility or fetal harm. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. The background birth defect and miscarriage risk for the indicated population is not known. In the US general population, the estimated major birth defect risk is 2 to 4% and the miscarriage risk is 15 to 20%.

AU Exempt: Medications exempted from pregnancy classification are not absolutely safe for use in pregnancy in all circumstances. Some exempted medicines, for example the complementary medicine, St John's Wort, may interact with other medicines and induce unexpected adverse effects in the mother and/or fetus.

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.

See references

Antithrombin iii Breastfeeding Warnings

Safety has not been established; use only if clearly needed.

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

Comments:
-There is no information regarding this drug on the presence in human milk, the effects on a breastfed infant, or effects on milk production.
-Consider the developmental and health benefits of breastfeeding along with the mother's clinical need for this medication as well as any potential adverse effects from this drug or the underlying maternal condition.

See references

References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Thrombate III (antithrombin III)." Bayer, West Haven, CT.

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. Thrombate III (antithrombin III)." Bayer, West Haven, CT.
  2. Cerner Multum, Inc. "Australian Product Information." O 0

Further information

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