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Tedizolid Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Tedizolid is also known as: Sivextro

Tedizolid Pregnancy Warnings

This drug should be used during pregnancy only if the benefit outweighs the risk. US FDA pregnancy category: C

Animal studies have shown fetal developmental toxicities including reduced fetal weights, increased incidence of costal cartilage anomalies, and reduced ossification of the sternabrae, vertebrae, and skull at exposures of 4 to 6-fold the estimated human exposure. Animals receiving a dose approximately equivalent to the highest human plasma exposure showed no adverse maternal or offspring effects. 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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Tedizolid Breastfeeding Warnings

Caution is recommended. Excreted into human milk: Unknown Excreted into animal milk: Yes

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References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Sivextro (tedizolid)." Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc, Lexington, MA.

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. Sivextro (tedizolid)." Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc, Lexington, MA.

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