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Are biologic drugs for Crohn's disease safe to use during pregnancy?

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Biologic drugs such as adalimumab (Humira), adalimumab-atto (Amjevita), infliximab (Remicade), and infliximab-dyyb (Inflectra), seem to be safe for use during pregnancy. They also do not appear to show up in breast milk.

From: Crohn's Disease and Pregnancy WebMD Medical Reference

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on September 17, 2019

Medically Reviewed on 9/17/2019

SOURCES:

Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America: "IBD and Pregnancy: What You Need to Know."

FDA. “FDA approves Amjevita, a biosimilar to Humira.”

National Digestive Disease Information Clearinghouse: "Crohn's Disease."

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on September 17, 2019

SOURCES:

Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America: "IBD and Pregnancy: What You Need to Know."

FDA. “FDA approves Amjevita, a biosimilar to Humira.”

National Digestive Disease Information Clearinghouse: "Crohn's Disease."

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on September 17, 2019

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