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Ixekizumab Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Ixekizumab is also known as: Taltz

Ixekizumab Pregnancy Warnings

Doses up to 19 times the maximum recommended human dose (MRHD) revealed no evidence of harm to the developing fetus in animal studies. When dosing was continued until parturition, neonatal deaths were observed at 1.9 times the MRHD. 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.

This drug should be used during pregnancy only if the benefit outweighs the risk. US FDA pregnancy category: Not assigned Risk Summary: Human IgG crosses the placental barrier; therefore, this drug may be transmitted from the mother to the developing fetus. Comment: The effects in the developing fetus are unknown.

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Ixekizumab Breastfeeding Warnings

Benefit should outweigh risk. Excreted into human milk: Unknown Excreted into animal milk: Yes Comment: The effects in the nursing infant are unknown.

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References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Taltz Autoinjector (ixekizumab)." Eli Lilly and Company, Indianapolis, IN.

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. Taltz Autoinjector (ixekizumab)." Eli Lilly and Company, Indianapolis, IN.

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