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Diphtheria and tetanus toxoids / pertussis, acellular Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Diphtheria and tetanus toxoids / pertussis, acellular is also known as: Daptacel (DTaP), Infanrix (DTaP), Tripedia (DTaP)

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Sep 2, 2020.

Diphtheria and tetanus toxoids / pertussis, acellular Pregnancy Warnings

This drug is not intended for use in patients of child-bearing age.

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

Animal studies are not available. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy.

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.

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Diphtheria and tetanus toxoids / pertussis, acellular Breastfeeding Warnings

This drug is not intended for use in patients of child-bearing age.

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.

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References for pregnancy information

  1. TGA. Therapeutic Goods Administration. Australian Drug Evaluation Committee "Prescribing medicines in pregnancy: an Australian categorisation of risk of drug use in pregnancy. Available from: URL: http://www.tga.gov.au/docs/html/medpreg.htm." ([1999]):
  2. "Product Information. Daptacel (DTaP) (diphtheria/tetanus/pertussis (DTaP) ped)." sanofi pasteur, Swiftwater, PA.

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. Daptacel (DTaP) (diphtheria/tetanus/pertussis (DTaP) ped)." sanofi pasteur, Swiftwater, PA.

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