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Urokinase Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Urokinase is also known as: Abbokinase, Abbokinase Open-Cath, Kinlytic

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Feb 22, 2021.

Urokinase Pregnancy Warnings

Should not be given during pregnancy or in the immediate postpartum unless it is clearly needed.

US FDA pregnancy category: B

Comment: There is limited amount of data on the use of this drug in pregnancy.

Animal studies have failed to reveal evidence of fetal harm. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy.

US FDA pregnancy category B: Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
AU TGA pregnancy category: Not available

See references

Urokinase Breastfeeding Warnings

Breastfeeding should be avoided during use of this drug.

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

Comments: The effects in the nursing infant are unknown.

See references

References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Kinlytic (urokinase)." ImaRx Therapeutics, Inc, Tucson,, AR.
  2. Cerner Multum, Inc. "UK Summary of Product Characteristics." O 0

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. Kinlytic (urokinase)." ImaRx Therapeutics, Inc, Tucson,, AR.
  2. Cerner Multum, Inc. "UK Summary of Product Characteristics." O 0

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