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Aubagio Pregnancy

(Teriflunomide)

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Is Aubagio (Teriflunomide) safe during pregnancy or nursing?

The FDA category for this medication is X. It is advised that you: Unsafe
Pregnancy

Aubagio (Teriflunomide) pregnancy info from our pharmacists

  • Upsides
  • No info available
  • Downsides
  • You can't take it if you're pregnant.
  • Tips
  • Aubagio will harm your unborn baby and is pregnancy category X. You must have a negative pregnancy test before starting Aubagio.
  • Both men and women are affected. If they want to have a baby both need to stop taking Aubagio and begin rapid removal process using cholestyramine or activated charcoal for 11 days. Without this process, Aubagio will stay in the body for up to 2 years.
  • Risks
  • Research studies with real people found Aubagio (Teriflunomide) can cause harmful effects on unborn babies. There's also a risk if men take it. Women and men need to be on effective birth control while taking Aubagio (Teriflunomide). If there's any chance of pregnancy, it's possible to rapidly lower Aubagio (Teriflunomide) levels by giving a medicine that makes it leave your body faster so the risk to your baby is lower. Women should also enroll in the Aubagio (Teriflunomide) pregnancy registry.
Source: FDA package insert