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

Talk to your doctor about whether you should take the diabetes drug Apidra (insulin glulisine) during pregnancy. The Food and Drug Administration classifies this drug as Pregnancy Category C. That means there are no well-controlled studies of this drug in pregnant women, but animal studies show that it may have an adverse effect on a developing fetus. Your doctor will be able to help you weigh the potential benefits of taking Apidra during pregnancy against its potential risks.

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