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Is it safe to use Flulaval while I am pregnant?

Flulaval is in Pregnancy Category C, which means that a risk of harm to the developing baby cannot be ruled out. There have been no large, well-controlled clinical trials completed with pregnant women. Because the risks are uncertain, Flulaval should be given to a pregnant woman only if clearly needed.

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