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Is Pulmozyme safe for pregnant or breastfeeding women?

It is unclear whether Pulmozyme (dornase alpha) is safe for pregnant or breastfeeding women. The FDA has categorized this medication as a Class B. Generally speaking, Class B medications have not shown a negative impact on animals who are pregnant. However, studies have not yet been conducted on humans, and it is not known whether Pulmozyme will harm a fetus. It also is not known if Pulmozyme will pass though breast milk to your child. Therefore, it is best to talk to your doctor about the risks and benefits of taking Pulmozyme while pregnant or breastfeeding.

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