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Herceptin Pregnancy


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Is Herceptin (Trastuzumab) safe during pregnancy or nursing?

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

Herceptin (Trastuzumab) pregnancy info from our pharmacists

  • Upsides
  • No info available
  • Downsides
  • Herceptin (Trastuzumab) can cause birth defects. Birth control is recommended while you're taking Herceptin (Trastuzumab) and for 6 months after you finish. Talk to your doctor before starting Herceptin (Trastuzumab) if you're concerned about getting pregnant.
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  • Risks
  • Herceptin (Trastuzumab) may cause birth defects or death to a fetus. Don't use Herceptin (Trastuzumab) while pregnant. If you're considering having a baby, talk to your doctor about alternative medications.
Source: FDA package insert