A 38-year-old member asked:
is it safe to take azathioprine while pregnant or breastfeeding?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Eugene Louie-Ng answered
25 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: There is evidence of birth defects in animal studies and is also not recommended when breastfeeding.
Answered on Aug 6, 2013
Dr. Stuart Flechner answered
45 years experience Urology
Not always safe: During pregnancy most drugs should be limited, while some such as immunosuppressive drugs for transplant recipients need to be maintained. Not a good idea to take any drugs while breast feeding an infant. Discuss with your OB and pediatrician.
Answered on Jun 10, 2014
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