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Toremifene Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Toremifene is also known as: Fareston

Toremifene Pregnancy Warnings

Toremifene is only intended for use in the treatment of postmenopausal women.

Toremifene has been assigned to pregnancy category D by the FDA. Animal studies have revealed evidence of embryotoxicity and fetotoxicity. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Toremifene should only be given during pregnancy when there are no alternatives and benefit outweighs risk. If toremifene is used during pregnancy, or if the patient becomes pregnant while receiving the drug, the patient should be apprised of the potential hazard to the fetus or potential risk for loss of the pregnancy.

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Toremifene Breastfeeding Warnings

Toremifene is only intended for use in the treatment of post-menopausal women. Toremifene has been reported to have been excreted into the milk of lactating rats.

There are no data on the excretion of toremifene into human milk.

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References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Fareston (toremifene)." Schering Laboratories, Kenilworth, NJ.

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. Fareston (toremifene)." Schering Laboratories, Kenilworth, NJ.

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