A 32-year-old female asked:
I have ms&have been taking betaseron (interferon beta 1b).i just took2pregnancy test&both positive.i was told i should be off betaserson for2mnts before i try.baby b ok?
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Medication: Not all medications have enough scientific evidence to determine the safety for use in pregnancy. The theoretical use of exposure must be weighed against the benefits of use. Each case must be determined on a case by case basis. Preliminary studies on this drug are encouraging. http://bmjopen.bmj.com/content/4/5/e004536.full
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Last updated Nov 8, 2016
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