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Can I receive Eylea if I am pregnant or breastfeeding?

Eylea (aflibercept), a drug used to treat neovascular (wet) age-related macular degeneration, may harm a developing fetus, so if you're pregnant you shouldn't receive the drug unless you and your doctor feel the benefit to you outweighs this risk. It isn't known if Eylea passes into breast milk, so nursing mothers should discuss this fact with their doctor before receiving Eylea.

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