Is abacavir sulfate safe to take while pregnant or nursing?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner
The effects of abacavir on developing fetuses are unknown. Tell your doctor if you become pregnant while taking abacavir. Because HIV can be passed onto babies through breast milk, you should not take breastfeed if you have HIV.

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