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Ragweed pollen allergen extract Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Ragweed pollen allergen extract is also known as: Ragwitek

Medically reviewed on June 18, 2018

Ragweed pollen allergen extract Pregnancy Warnings

Animal reproduction studies have not been performed. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy.

This drug should be used during pregnancy only if clearly needed.

US FDA pregnancy category: C

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.

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Ragweed pollen allergen extract Breastfeeding Warnings

Caution is recommended.

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

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References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Ragwitek (ragweed pollen allergen extract)." Merck & Company Inc, Whitehouse Station, NJ.

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. Ragwitek (ragweed pollen allergen extract)." Merck & Company Inc, Whitehouse Station, NJ.

Further information

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