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Avonex Pregnancy

(Interferon Beta-1A)

  • Injection
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Is Avonex (Interferon Beta-1A) safe during pregnancy or nursing?

The FDA category for this medication is C. It is advised that you: Weigh risks vs. benefits

Avonex (Interferon Beta-1A) pregnancy info from our pharmacists

  • Upsides
  • No info available
  • Downsides
  • It's not clear what type of problems occur if taken during pregnancy.
  • Tips
  • No info available
  • Risks
  • Avonex (Interferon Beta-1A) hasn’t been studied in pregnant women, so the effects on your unborn baby are unknown. If you take it during pregnancy or breastfeed, it’s possible that some medicine may get into your baby’s blood. Talk to your doctor first and if you get pregnant while taking Avonex (Interferon Beta-1A), you'll need to enroll in the Avonex (Interferon Beta-1A) pregnancy registry.
Source: FDA package insert