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Influenza virus vaccine, live, trivalent Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Influenza virus vaccine, live, trivalent is also known as: FluMist, FluMist Quadrivalent

Influenza virus vaccine, live, trivalent Pregnancy Warnings

Animal studies showed not fetal harm or evidence of impaired fertility. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Limited post marketing data have not shown unusual patterns of pregnancy complications or fetal outcomes.

US FDA pregnancy category B: Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Use is not recommended unless clearly needed.

US FDA pregnancy category: B

Comments:
-Inactivated influenza vaccine is preferred during pregnancy.

See references

Influenza virus vaccine, live, trivalent Breastfeeding Warnings

Use is not recommended.

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

Comments:
-Because some viruses are excreted in human milk, caution is advised.

See references

References for pregnancy information

  1. Cerner Multum, Inc. "UK Summary of Product Characteristics." O 0
  2. "Product Information. FluMist (influenza virus vaccine, live, trivalent)." Medimmune Inc, Gaithersburg, MD.

References for breastfeeding information

  1. Cerner Multum, Inc. "UK Summary of Product Characteristics." O 0
  2. "Product Information. FluMist (influenza virus vaccine, live, trivalent)." Medimmune Inc, Gaithersburg, MD.

Further information

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