tetanus - toxoid injection (Tetanus Toxoid Adsorbed) (cont.)

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PREGNANCY: Tetanus toxoid is classified as FDA pregnancy risk category C. Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks. Adequate and well-controlled studies of the tetanus toxoid vaccine in pregnant women are lacking.

NURSING MOTHERS: It is not known if tetanus toxoid is excreted in breast milk.

REFERENCE: FDA Prescribing Information.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/22/2014

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