Zidovudine (Intravenous Route)
Name: Zidovudine (Intravenous Route)
Appropriate studies performed to date have not demonstrated pediatric-specific problems that would limit the usefulness of zidovudine injection in children.
|All Trimesters||C||Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate studies in pregnant women OR no animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate studies in pregnant women.|
There are no adequate studies in women for determining infant risk when using this medication during breastfeeding. Weigh the potential benefits against the potential risks before taking this medication while breastfeeding.
Other Medical Problems
The presence of other medical problems may affect the use of this medicine. Make sure you tell your doctor if you have any other medical problems, especially:
- Blood problems (e.g., anemia, neutropenia, or pancytopenia) or
- Bone marrow problems or
- Muscle disorder—Use with caution. May make these conditions worse.
- Kidney disease or
- Liver disease—Effects may be increased because of slow removal of zidovudine injection from the body.