Arava and Pregnancy

Can My Partner Take Arava While I Am Pregnant?

It is unlikely that Arava would cause problems to the fetus if your male partner takes this drug while you are pregnant. However, because Arava has not been adequately studied in this way, all potential problems cannot be ruled out.
The manufacturer of Arava recommends that men wishing to father a child consider stopping the medication. It is important to talk to your healthcare provider about the risks and benefits of Arava use in men who are trying to father a child.

Recommendations for Taking Arava During Pregnancy

Arava may harm the fetus when taken by a woman who is pregnant. Therefore, if you are pregnant or thinking about becoming pregnant, let your healthcare provider know immediately. If you are currently taking Arava, use a reliable method of birth control. Talk to your healthcare provider if you wish to become pregnant. You should not take this medicine if you are or may become pregnant.
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