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Is Isentress safe for pregnant or breast-feeding women?

The effects of Isentress on pregnant and breastfeeding women are not known. Doctors do not recommend Isentress treatment for pregnant women. If you become pregnant during Isentress treatment, call your doctor immediately. If you continue taking Isentress through your pregnancy, your doctor will recommend you to sign up for the Antiretroviral Pregnancy Registry to help track the effects associated with Isentress use. Because Isentress can be found in breast milk, you should not breastfeed during treatment. Talk to your doctor about alternative methods of feeding your baby.

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