Exemestane (Aromasin) Use During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Skip to Content Browse all medications A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Advanced Search Phonetic Search Search: Drugs A-Z Pill Identifier Interactions Checker News Health Professionals Q & A Mednotes Apps Home - Drugs by Condition - B - Breast Cancer - Pregnancy Warnings Print Share Exemestane Pregnancy and Breastfeeding WarningsExemestane is also known as: Aromasin Exemestane Pregnancy Warnings Exemestane has been assigned to pregnancy category D by the FDA. Animal studies have revealed evidence of increased resorption, abortions, reduced number of live fetuses, prolonged gestation, abnormal or difficult labor, decreased fetal weight, and retarded ossification. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy.
Exemestane is only indicated for use in postmenopausal women. If a pregnant women is exposed to exemestane, she should be made aware of the potential hazard to the fetus and the potential risk for loss of the pregnancy. Exemestane Breastfeeding Warnings There are no data on the excretion of exemestane into human milk.
Animal tests have reported milk concentrations of exemestane and its metabolites were approximately equivalent to levels found in maternal plasma. Use of exemestane is not recommended in premenopausal women.
Because many drugs are excreted into human milk, caution is recommended if a nursing mother becomes exposed to exemestane. Google Facebook Twitter Print Email See Also...
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