Navelbine Use In Pregnancy & Lactation

vinorelbine tartrate


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Use In Pregnancy & Lactation
Use in Pregnancy: Vinorelbine is suspected to cause serious birth effects when administered during pregnancy. Vinorelbine is contraindicated in pregnancy.
In case of a vital indication a medical consultation concerning the risk of harmful effects for the child should be performed for the therapy of a pregnant patient. If pregnancy occurs anyhow during treatment, genetic counselling should be offered.
Women of child-bearing potential: Women of child-bearing potential must use effective contraception during treatment and up to 3 months after treatment.
Use in Lactation: It is unknown whether vinorelbine is excreted in human breast milk. The excretion of vinorelbine in milk has not been studied in animal studies. A risk to the suckling cannot be excluded therefore breast feeding must be discontinued before starting treatment with vinorelbine
Fertility: Men being treated with vinorelbine are advised not to father a child during and up to 3 months after treatment. Prior to treatment advice should be sought for conserving sperm due to the chance of irreversible infertility as a consequence of treatment with vinorelbine.
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