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Hyaluronan Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Nov 21, 2022.

Hyaluronan is also known as: Hymovis, Monovisc, Orthovisc

Hyaluronan Pregnancy Warnings

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.

Safety has not been established.

US FDA pregnancy category: Not assigned.

Risk Summary: Safety and effectiveness of this drug have not been established in pregnancy.

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Hyaluronan Breastfeeding Warnings

Safety has not been established.

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

-The effects in the nursing infant are unknown.

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References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Orthovisc (hyaluronan)." Ortho Biotech Inc (2004):

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. Orthovisc (hyaluronan)." Ortho Biotech Inc (2004):

Further information

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