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Viltolarsen Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Viltolarsen is also known as: Viltepso

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Mar 5, 2021.

Viltolarsen Pregnancy Warnings

There is no human or animal data to assess the risk of using this drug during 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.

Safety has not been established during pregnancy

US FDA pregnancy category: Not assigned

Risk Summary: There is no human data to assess the use of this drug during pregnancy; there is no animal data available at this time.

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Viltolarsen Breastfeeding Warnings

Benefit should outweigh risk

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

Comments:
-There are no data on the effects of this drug on the breastfed infant or its effects on milk production.
-The developmental and health benefits of breastfeeding should be considered along with the mother's clinical need for this drug and any potential adverse effects to the breastfed infant from the drug or from the underlying maternal condition.

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References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Viltepso (viltolarsen)." NS Pharma, Paramus, NJ.

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. Viltepso (viltolarsen)." NS Pharma, Paramus, NJ.

Further information

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