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Otrexup Pregnancy

(Methotrexate)

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Is Otrexup (Methotrexate) safe during pregnancy or nursing?

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

Otrexup (Methotrexate) pregnancy info from our pharmacists

  • Upsides
  • No info available
  • Downsides
  • No info available
  • Tips
  • Use birth control and avoid pregnancy for at least 2 months (for women) and 3 months (for men) after you finish Otrexup (Methotrexate).
  • Risks
  • Talk to your doctor if you are planning to have a baby or are pregnant. Otrexup (Methotrexate) can cause birth defects, including death. You or your partner will need to be on birth control for at least 2 to 3 months after you finish Otrexup (Methotrexate) to lower this risk.
Source: FDA package insert