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Vestronidase alfa Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Vestronidase alfa is also known as: Mepsevii

Medically reviewed on Dec 5, 2017

Vestronidase alfa Pregnancy Warnings

Animal reproduction studies have failed to reveal evidence of maternal toxicity nor adverse developmental outcomes. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy.

US FDA pregnancy category Not Assigned: The US FDA has amended the pregnancy labeling rule for prescription drug products to require labeling that includes a summary of risk, a discussion of the data supporting that summary, and relevant information to help health care providers make prescribing decisions and counsel women about the use of drugs during pregnancy. Pregnancy categories A, B, C, D, and X are being phased out.

The manufacturer makes no recommendation regarding use during pregnancy.

US FDA pregnancy category: Not assigned.

Risk summary: No data available on use of this drug in pregnant women to inform a drug-related risk.

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Vestronidase alfa Breastfeeding Warnings

The manufacturer makes no recommendation regarding use during lactation.

Excreted into human milk: Unknown
Excreted into animal milk: Unknown

Comments:
-The effects in the nursing infant are unknown.
-Developmental and health benefits of breastfeeding should be considered as well as the mother's clinical need for this drug.
-Potential side effects in the breastfed child due to the drug or the mother's underlying condition should be considered.

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References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Mepsevii (vestronidase alfa)." Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical, Novato, CA.

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. Mepsevii (vestronidase alfa)." Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical, Novato, CA.

Further information

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