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OnabotulinumtoxinA Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

OnabotulinumtoxinA is also known as: Botox, Botox Cosmetic

OnabotulinumtoxinA Pregnancy Warnings

US FDA pregnancy category C: Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.

This drug should be used during pregnancy only if the benefit outweighs the risk to the fetus.

US FDA pregnancy category: C

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OnabotulinumtoxinA Breastfeeding Warnings

The manufacturer recommends that caution be used when administering onabotulinumtoxinA to nursing women.

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

The effects in the nursing infant are unknown.

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References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Botox (onabotulinumtoxin A)." Allergan Inc, Irvine, CA.

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. Botox (onabotulinumtoxin A)." Allergan Inc, Irvine, CA.

Further information

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