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Eteplirsen Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Eteplirsen is also known as: Exondys 51

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Nov 15, 2018.

Eteplirsen Pregnancy Warnings

Safety has not been established during pregnancy

US FDA pregnancy category: Not assigned

Risk Summary: There are no human or animal data available on use of this drug to inform a drug-related risk

There are no controlled data in human pregnancy.

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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Eteplirsen Breastfeeding Warnings

Benefit should outweigh risk

Excreted into human milk: Unknown
Excreted into animal milk: Unknown

Comments:
-There are no data on the effects of this drug on the breastfed infant or its effects on milk production.
-The developmental and health benefits of breastfeeding should be considered along with the mother's clinical need for this drug and any potential adverse effects to the breastfed infant from the drug or from the underlying maternal condition.

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References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Exondys 51 (eteplirsen)." Sarepta Therapeutics, Cambridge, MA.

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. Exondys 51 (eteplirsen)." Sarepta Therapeutics, Cambridge, MA.

Further information

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