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Safety when you’re taking a potential or reproductive hazard medicine

Potential or reproductive hazard medicines

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Potential or reproductive hazard medicines treat an illness, but they may harm other people or pets who have contact with them.

Reproductive hazard medicines can cause harm to you only if you are in childbearing years (women and men), pregnant, or breastfeeding.

While you're taking this type of medicine, you and the people around you need to follow safety measures.

Read the following information to learn more. Talk to your ​healthcare provider if you have questions.​

Current as of: June 24, 2022

Author: Provincial Hazardous Medication Committee, Alberta Health Services