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Is finasteride safe for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding?

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In brief: No

Finasteride is absolutely contraindicated in pregnancy due to its ability to interfere with sex organ development in the fetus.
I doubt we have data in breastfeeding, as its mostly a drug used in older men. I would avoid it. I'm interested to know what the indication would be for a pregnant woman to need to use finasteride, or even to have an interest in using it.

In brief: No

Finasteride is absolutely contraindicated in pregnancy due to its ability to interfere with sex organ development in the fetus.
I doubt we have data in breastfeeding, as its mostly a drug used in older men. I would avoid it. I'm interested to know what the indication would be for a pregnant woman to need to use finasteride, or even to have an interest in using it.
Dr. Nicholas Fogelson
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: ABSOLUTELY NOT

There re multiple package warnings advising against intake as well as exposure to Finasteride during pregnancy due to possible concerns with birth defects.

In brief: ABSOLUTELY NOT

There re multiple package warnings advising against intake as well as exposure to Finasteride during pregnancy due to possible concerns with birth defects.
Dr. Otto Placik
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