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Can women with MS have babies while on treatment or do they have to stop ?

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In brief: Suggestions

Most MS drugs do have potential for fetal malformations, and are thus "teratogenic" risks.
Copaxone seems safest, and Aubagio and Gilenya (fingolimod) may be riskiest. But I would tend to stop any of the MS drugs prior to pregnancy and would NOT restart until after birth, unless breast feeding desired, which would delay restarting med.

In brief: Suggestions

Most MS drugs do have potential for fetal malformations, and are thus "teratogenic" risks.
Copaxone seems safest, and Aubagio and Gilenya (fingolimod) may be riskiest. But I would tend to stop any of the MS drugs prior to pregnancy and would NOT restart until after birth, unless breast feeding desired, which would delay restarting med.
Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
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In brief: Ask your Neurologist

There is no proven curative tx for ms.
Whatever is used has to be classified as category a or b in order to be used in pregnancy ask your neurologist or the pharmacist..

In brief: Ask your Neurologist

There is no proven curative tx for ms.
Whatever is used has to be classified as category a or b in order to be used in pregnancy ask your neurologist or the pharmacist..
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
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In brief: Depends

It depends on what medicine u r on. Check with your neurologist.

In brief: Depends

It depends on what medicine u r on. Check with your neurologist.
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
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