Aimovig (erenumab-aooe) is a prescription drug that’s used to help prevent migraine episodes. It’s not known whether Aimovig is safe to use while pregnant or breastfeeding.

If you can become pregnant, it’s important to consider whether Aimovig is a safe option for you.

It’s not known whether Aimovig may be safe to take during pregnancy. In animal studies, no negative effects were seen in pregnant animals that were given Aimovig. However, animal studies don’t always predict what will occur in humans.

At this time, Aimovig is generally not being prescribed for people who are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.

If you’re pregnant or planning a pregnancy, talk with your doctor before using Aimovig. The two of you can discuss whether this drug is right for you.

If you do use Aimovig while pregnant, consider signing up for the drug’s pregnancy registry. A pregnancy registry helps gather information on how certain drugs can affect pregnancy. To learn more, call 833-244-4083 or visit the registry website. You can also talk with your doctor.

Migraine and pregnancy

According to published data, people with migraine may have a higher risk of preeclampsia and high blood pressure during pregnancy.

Because of this, you and your doctor should discuss the risks and benefits of using Aimovig while pregnant versus not treating your condition during pregnancy.

It’s not known whether Aimovig is safe to use while breastfeeding. If you’re currently breastfeeding or planning to do so, talk with your doctor about whether Aimovig is right for you.

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