Is it safe to take Generic Desogen while pregnant or breastfeeding?
Generic Desogen has been classed as Pregnancy Category X by the FDA, which means it could be harmful to an unborn baby. Do not take this medication when pregnant or planning to become pregnant. If you do fall pregnant while taking this medication, contact your doctor immediately. If you have just given birth or suffered a miscarriage or abortion in the past 3 months, you should discuss reliable forms of birth control with your doctor. Find out when it is safe again to start using birth control that contains a form of estrogen.
Generic Desogen passes into breast milk, which may affect the milk production and have harmful effects on a nursing infant. It is not recommended to breastfeed while taking this medication. If you are currently breastfeeding you should discuss your options with your doctor.