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Is it safe to take procrit (epoetin alfa) while pregnant or breast-feeding?

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Dr. Charles Greenberg
General Practice

In brief: Not easy to answer

Epois a hormonethat controlsmblood cellmproduction should not be used in pregnancy.

In brief: Not easy to answer

Epois a hormonethat controlsmblood cellmproduction should not be used in pregnancy.
Dr. Charles Greenberg
Dr. Charles Greenberg
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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: No

Procrit (epoetin alfa) (epogen) has not been adequately studied to determine if it is safe for breasteeding.
If you are needing this drug though you may have other more serious medical issues. Your doctor would need to determine with you whether or not the benefits outweigh the theoretical risks.

In brief: No

Procrit (epoetin alfa) (epogen) has not been adequately studied to determine if it is safe for breasteeding.
If you are needing this drug though you may have other more serious medical issues. Your doctor would need to determine with you whether or not the benefits outweigh the theoretical risks.
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Dr. Jeff Livingston
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