Is rasburicase safe to take during pregnancy?

Doctors don't know if it's safe to take rasburicase (brand name Elitek) during pregnancy. Because there is so little information available about the effects of this drug on a developing fetus, you should not use rasburicase unless its benefits outweigh its possible risks. Talk with your doctor about the risks and benefits of taking rasburicase during pregnancy.

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