Journal article

Pregnancy Outcomes in Men and Women Treated With Teriflunomide. A Population-Based Nationwide Danish Register Study.

Johanna Balslev Andersen, Julie Yoon Moberg, Tim Spelman, Melinda Magyari

Front Immunol | Published : 2018

Abstract

Background: The majority of persons diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) experience their first MS symptoms in the reproductive age. Teriflunomide (TFL, Aubagio), was first released in Denmark for relapsing-remitting MS in December 2013. TFL treatment is contraindicated in women of childbearing potential who are not using reliable contraception. TFL can be transmitted via semen and a low risk of male-mediated embryo-fetal toxicity is described. Objective: To report pregnancy outcomes of TFL-treated women and partners to TFL-treated men: gestation week. Methods: Prospective cohort study comparing pregnancy outcomes of TFL-treated men and women, matched on age at conception, 1:4 with control..

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