irbesartan, Avapro (cont.)

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PREGNANCY: All ARBs should not be used during pregnancy. When used in the second or third trimester of pregnancy, irbesartan and similar drugs may cause injury and even death to the fetus. Irbesartan should not be used during pregnancy. When pregnancy is detected, irbesartan should be stopped as soon as possible.

NURSING MOTHERS: It is not known whether irbesartan is secreted into human milk. Irbesartan is secreted into the milk of rats.

Medically reviewed by Eni Williams, PharmD

Reference: FDA Prescribing Information

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/31/2014

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