Skip to Content

Influenza virus vaccine, h5n1 Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Influenza virus vaccine, h5n1 is also known as: H5N1 Influenza Vaccine

Influenza virus vaccine, h5n1 Pregnancy Warnings

The manufacturer makes no recommendation regarding use during pregnancy.

US FDA pregnancy category: Not assigned

Comments:
-Pregnant women infected with influenza are at increased risk of severe illness compared to non-pregnant women.
-Pregnant women with influenza may have increased risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes, including preterm labor and delivery.

Animal studies did not show evidence of harm to the fetus or offspring. 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.

See references

Influenza virus vaccine, h5n1 Breastfeeding Warnings

Benefit should outweigh risk.

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

See references

References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Influenza Virus Vaccine, H5N1, Inactivated (influenza virus vaccine, H5N1, inactivated)." GlaxoSmithKline, Research Triangle Park, NC.

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. Influenza Virus Vaccine, H5N1, Inactivated (influenza virus vaccine, H5N1, inactivated)." GlaxoSmithKline, Research Triangle Park, NC.

Further information

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

Hide