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is emend safe to take while pregnant or breastfeeding?

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Dr. Nicholas Fogelson
Specializes in Gynecology
Yes: Likely so, as it is related to Zofran (ondansetron) which is considered largely safe. I've never heard of a pregnant woman using emend, however. It is a long acting 5ht3 antagonist typically used for prevention of nausea in women undergoing chemotherapy.
Dr. William Singer
Pediatric Neurology 51 years experience
Pregnancy category B: Fda gas considered pregnancy category b. Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate well controlled studies in pregnant woomen/.

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