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Varicella zoster immune globulin Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Varicella zoster immune globulin is also known as: VariZIG

Medically reviewed on January 15, 2018

Varicella zoster immune globulin Pregnancy Warnings

Varicella zoster immune globulin has been assigned to pregnancy category C by the FDA. Animal studies have not been reported. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Varicella zoster immune globulin is only recommended for use during pregnancy when benefit outweighs risk.

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Varicella zoster immune globulin Breastfeeding Warnings

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

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References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Varicella Zoster Immune Globulin (varicella zoster immune globulin)." American Red Cross Blood Services, Dedham, MA.

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. Varicella Zoster Immune Globulin (varicella zoster immune globulin)." American Red Cross Blood Services, Dedham, MA.

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