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Is it safe to take novolog flexpen while pregnant or breastfeeding?

5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics & Gynecology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Insulin is safe to take during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
In fact, it is very important to have good control over your blood sugar. Your doctor will need to help find the correct dose as this may change during and after the pregnancy.

In brief: Yes

Insulin is safe to take during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
In fact, it is very important to have good control over your blood sugar. Your doctor will need to help find the correct dose as this may change during and after the pregnancy.
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Dr. David Geffner
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

It is a category b drug.
Problems in animal studies probably relate to high doses causing hypoglycemia. Talk to your high risk pregnancy team.

In brief: Yes

It is a category b drug.
Problems in animal studies probably relate to high doses causing hypoglycemia. Talk to your high risk pregnancy team.
Dr. David Geffner
Dr. David Geffner
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