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Mitosol® is contraindicated in patients that have demonstrated a hypersensitivity to mitomycin in the past. 4.2 Pregnant women Mitosol® may cause fetal harm when administered to a pregnant woman. Mitomycin administered parenterally has been shown to be teratogenic in mice and rats when given at doses equivalent to the usual human intravenous dose. Mitosol® is contraindicated in women who are or may become pregnant during therapy. If this drug is used during pregnancy, or if the patient becomes pregnant while taking this drug, the patient should be apprised of the potential hazard to the fetus.
Last reviewed on RxList: 2/22/2012
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