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Benzylpenicilloyl-polylysine Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Brand names: Pre-Pen

Benzylpenicilloyl-polylysine Pregnancy Warnings

Safety has not been established during pregnancy; this drug product should not be used unless the benefit outweighs the risk.

US FDA pregnancy category: C

Comments: There are no controlled data in human pregnancy nor in animals.

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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Benzylpenicilloyl-polylysine Breastfeeding Warnings

The manufacturer makes no recommendation regarding use during lactation.

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

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References for pregnancy information

  1. (2010) "Product Information. Pre-Pen (benzylpenicilloyl-polylysine)." ALK-Abello Inc

References for breastfeeding information

  1. (2010) "Product Information. Pre-Pen (benzylpenicilloyl-polylysine)." ALK-Abello Inc

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.