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Tetanus immune globulin Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Tetanus immune globulin is also known as: BayTet, Hyper-Tet, HyperTET S/D

Tetanus immune globulin Pregnancy Warnings

Tetanus immune globulin (TIG) has been assigned to pregnancy category C by the FDA. Animal studies have not been reported. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. TIG should only be given during pregnancy if clearly needed. TIG is recommended for postexposure prophylaxis during pregnancy by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.

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Tetanus immune globulin Breastfeeding Warnings

There are no data on the excretion of tetanus immune globulin into human milk.

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References for pregnancy information

  1. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, Yaffe SJ.. "Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 6th ed." Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (2002):
  2. "Product Information. Baytet (tetanus immune globulin)." Bayer, West Haven, CT.

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. Baytet (tetanus immune globulin)." Bayer, West Haven, CT.

Further information

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