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Is it safe to take truvada (emtricitabine and tenofovir) while pregnant or breastfeeding?
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Dr. William Singer
Pediatrics - Neurology
In brief: Category B
Emtricitabine-tenofovir has been assigned to pregnancy category b by the fda.
Animal studies have failed to reveal evidence of embryofetal toxicity or teratogenicity. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. However, emtricitabine-tenofovir has been evaluated in a limited number of women during pregnancy and postpartum.

In brief: Category B
Emtricitabine-tenofovir has been assigned to pregnancy category b by the fda.
Animal studies have failed to reveal evidence of embryofetal toxicity or teratogenicity. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. However, emtricitabine-tenofovir has been evaluated in a limited number of women during pregnancy and postpartum.
Dr. William Singer
Dr. William Singer
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Dr. Caren Reaves
Obstetrics & Gynecology
In brief: Yes
Truvada (emtricitabine and tenofovir) is a pregnancy category b drug, meaning generally safe in pregnancy.
However, it is unsafe in breastfeeding.

In brief: Yes
Truvada (emtricitabine and tenofovir) is a pregnancy category b drug, meaning generally safe in pregnancy.
However, it is unsafe in breastfeeding.
Dr. Caren Reaves
Dr. Caren Reaves
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