Should I take argatroban if I am pregnant?

Scientists gave argatroban to pregnant rats and rabbits. Argatroban did not cause birth defects in these animals. However, there have been no studies in pregnant women. Experts are not sure how this medication will affect an unborn baby. Argatroban should be given to pregnant women only if clearly needed. If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant, tell your doctor before taking this medication.

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