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Is it safe to take amikacin while pregnant or breastfeeding?
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Dr. Caren Reaves
Obstetrics & Gynecology
2 doctors agree
In brief: No
Amikacin is a pregnancy category d drug, meaning there is positive evidence of human fetal risk.
In lactation, safety is unknown.

In brief: No
Amikacin is a pregnancy category d drug, meaning there is positive evidence of human fetal risk.
In lactation, safety is unknown.
Dr. Caren Reaves
Dr. Caren Reaves
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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Obstetrics & Gynecology
In brief: Yes
While these kinds of drugs do cross the placenta and can damage fetal kidneys, if they are needed to treat a serious infection in the mother then they are used.

In brief: Yes
While these kinds of drugs do cross the placenta and can damage fetal kidneys, if they are needed to treat a serious infection in the mother then they are used.
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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