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- Advise pregnant women and females of reproductive potential that PERJETA exposure can result in fetal harm, including embryo-fetal death or birth defects [see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS and Use in Specific Populations]
- Advise females of reproductive potential to use effective contraception while receiving PERJETA and for 6 months following the last dose of PERJETA [see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS and Use in Special Populations]
- Advise nursing mothers treated with PERJETA to discontinue nursing or discontinue PERJETA, taking into account the importance of the drug to the mother [see Use In Specific Populations].
- Encourage women who are exposed to PERJETA during pregnancy to enroll in the MotHER Pregnancy Registry by contacting 1-800-690-6720 [see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS and Use in Specific Populations]
Last reviewed on RxList: 4/26/2013
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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