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If I am pregnant, is it safe to use Symlin?

Researchers don't know if it's safe to use the diabetes drug Symlin (pramlintide) if you're pregnant. In animal studies, some doses of Symlin didn't affect the developing fetus, but these sorts of studies don't always predict what will happen in humans. More research is needed. In the meantime, if you're pregnant, talk to your doctor so you can decide together whether Symlin's benefits justify its risks. Your doctor can also talk to you about other ways you can control your blood sugar during your pregnancy.

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