Risek in Pregnancy

Risek is a FDA Category C drug. Which means:
  • Studies on animals show adverse effect and toxicity on fetus.
  • No adequate and well controlled studies done on pregnant women.
  • Drugs should be given only if the potential benefit outweighs the potential risk to the fetus.
It is not known whether Risek will harm an unborn baby. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant while using this medication. Risek can pass into breast milk and may harm a nursing baby. You should not breast-feed while you are taking Risek. Do not give this medication to a child younger than 16 years old without the advice of a doctor.