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Is paromomycin safe for pregnant and breast-feeding women?

The effects that paromomycin has on pregnant and breast-feeding women and on a developing fetus or nursing infant are currently unknown. It is possible that paromomycin can harm a fetus and that it can pass through a breast milk to a nursing infant. Because of the uncertainty, you should consult with your doctor before taking paromomycin, if you are pregnant, nursing, or plan on becoming pregnant.

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