Merck Manual

Please confirm that you are not located inside the Russian Federation

honeypot link

Lefamulin

By

Brian J. Werth

, PharmD, University of Washington School of Pharmacy

Last full review/revision Jul 2020| Content last modified Jul 2020
CLICK HERE FOR THE PROFESSONAL VERSION

Use of Lefamulin During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

When lefamulin was given to pregnant animals, some harmful effects on the fetus were observed, and no well-designed studies have been done in pregnant women. Pregnant women should be given an alternative drug until better safety data are available. Females of reproductive age should use contraception while taking lefamulin and for 2 days after the last dose. (See also Drug Use During Pregnancy Drug Use During Pregnancy More than 50% of pregnant women take prescription or nonprescription (over-the-counter) drugs or use social drugs (such as tobacco and alcohol) or illicit drugs at some time during pregnancy... read more .)

Drugs Mentioned In This Article

Generic Name Select Brand Names
AZACTAM
MONUROL
FLAGYL
FURADANTIN, MACROBID, MACRODANTIN
BACTROBAN
CLEOCIN
No US brand name
CUBICIN
CILOXAN, CIPRO
BAXDELA
FACTIVE
LEVAQUIN
AVELOX
ZITHROMAX
No US brand name
BIAXIN
ERY-TAB, ERYTHROCIN
OCUFLOX
DIFICID
DALVANCE
ORBACTIV
VIBATIV
No US brand name
VANCOCIN
GENOPTIC
No US brand name
No US brand name
ZEMDRI
No US brand name
TOBI, TOBREX
TINDAMAX
ZYMAR
DORIBAX
INVANZ
MERREM
NOTE: This is the Consumer Version. DOCTORS: CLICK HERE FOR THE PROFESSONAL VERSION
CLICK HERE FOR THE PROFESSONAL VERSION
Others also read
Test your knowledge
Dengue
Dengue is a viral infection that causes fever, aches throughout the body, and, in severe cases, bleeding in multiple areas. How is the dengue virus transmitted? 
Download the Manuals App iOS ANDROID
Download the Manuals App iOS ANDROID
Download the Manuals App iOS ANDROID

Also of Interest

Download the Manuals App iOS ANDROID
Download the Manuals App iOS ANDROID
Download the Manuals App iOS ANDROID
TOP