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Is Azor safe for use by pregnant or breastfeeding women?

Azor is not considered safe to use during pregnancy. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) considers Azor to be a Category C medication for use during the first trimester of pregnancy. This means that animal studies have shown the drug to be toxic and lethal to developing animal fetuses. The FDA has given a Category D rating to Azor for use in the second and third trimesters of pregnancy, meaning adequate testing has been done on pregnant women to show harmful effects. If you become pregnant while taking Azor, tell your doctor right away. Despite Azor's FDA pregnancy ratings, it is possible that for some people, the benefits of treatment could outweigh the risks. Be sure to discuss your situation with your doctor.

Presently, there are no adequate studies to indicate if Azor is harmful during breastfeeding.

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