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Cimzia safe during pregnancy

06:30 EDT 16 Apr 2018 | Healio

Megan E. B. Clowse
Certolizumab pegol for chronic inflammatory disease does not pose a teratogenic risk for pregnant women, nor does it increase the risk for fetal death, according to findings published in Arthritis & Rheumatology.
“In this large study of pregnancies, it appears that taking certolizumab pegol during pregnancy did not increase the chances for pregnancy loss, preterm birth or birth defects,” Megan E. B. Clowse, MD, of Duke University Medical Center, said in a press release. “Continuing anti-TNFs in pregnancy has been recommended for many years for women with

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