Some potential and reproductive hazard medicines may affect unborn babies while they are developing. If it's possible for you to get pregnant or get someone else pregnant, talk to your healthcare provider about birth control.
Talk to your healthcare provider before you breastfeed if you're taking a potential or reproductive hazard medicine.
Ideally, a caregiver who is pregnant or breastfeeding should
not handle any potential or reproductive hazard medicine. If they have to handle it, the caregiver should:
Current as of: June 24, 2022
Author: Provincial Hazardous Medication Committee, Alberta Health Services
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