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Rabies immune globulin, human Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Rabies immune globulin, human is also known as: Bayrab, HyperRAB S/D, Imogam Rabies-HT, KedRAB

Rabies immune globulin, human Pregnancy Warnings

Animal studies have not been conducted. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Clinical experience with immunoglobulins suggests that no harmful effects on the course of pregnancy, the fetus, or the neonate are to be expected.

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.

Use is not recommended unless clearly needed.

AU TGA pregnancy category: Not formally assigned to a pregnancy category.
US FDA pregnancy category: C

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Rabies immune globulin, human Breastfeeding Warnings

Caution is recommended.

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

The World Health Organization (WHO) considers rabies immunoglobulin compatible with breastfeeding.

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References for pregnancy information

  1. Cerner Multum, Inc. "Australian Product Information." O 0
  2. "Product Information. Hyperrab S/D (rabies immune globulin, human)." Grifols Therapeutics, Clayton, NC.
  3. "Product Information. Imogam Rabies-HT (rabies immune globulin, human)." sanofi pasteur, Swiftwater, PA.
  4. Cerner Multum, Inc. "UK Summary of Product Characteristics." O 0

References for breastfeeding information

  1. Cerner Multum, Inc. "UK Summary of Product Characteristics." O 0
  2. Cerner Multum, Inc. "Australian Product Information." O 0
  3. "Product Information. Hyperrab S/D (rabies immune globulin, human)." Grifols Therapeutics, Clayton, NC.
  4. "Product Information. Imogam Rabies-HT (rabies immune globulin, human)." sanofi pasteur, Swiftwater, PA.
  5. Department of Adolescent and Child Health and Development. UNICEF. World Health Organization "Breastfeeding and maternal medication: recommendations for drugs in the eleventh Who model list of essential drugs. Available from: URL: http://whqlibdoc.who.int/hq/2002/55732.pdf?ua=1" ([2003]):

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