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Is alosetron safe to take while pregnant or breast-feeding?

Alosetron hydrochloride is classified by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as a pregnancy category B drug. This means that taking this medication is not expected to harm a developing fetus. However, be sure to talk to your doctor before taking this medication while pregnant. It is unknown if alosetron hydrochloride can be passed to a nursing infant through breast milk, so do not take this medication while breast-feeding without first talking to your doctor.

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