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Dupixent should not be used during pregnancy, as research has not yet established whether the medication will harm the fetus.

Dupixent and Lactation

Those who are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed should not use Dupixent. Research has not yet established whether the medication passes into breast milk and can therefore pass between parent and child during breastfeeding.


Can you take Dupixent while pregnant?

Patients should not use Dupixent while pregnant as it is not yet known whether the drug will harm the fetus.

How long can you stay on Dupixent?

Dupixent is a long-term treatment that a patient may use as long as needed to control atopic dermatitis or other conditions for which it is prescribed.

Does Dupixent make you immunocompromised?

Dupixent can weaken the immune system because of the way it “calms” an overactive immune response.

Does Dupixent cause eye problems?

Dupixent can cause eye problems. Common side effects of Dupixent include conjunctivitis, also known as pink eye, and inflammation of the cornea, known as keratitis.

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