Is there any risk for a baby when the father is taking a DMD?

There is usually no risk to the pregnancy. The only involvement from the father in a pregnancy comes at the point of conception, so the DMD would have to affect the man’s sperm in order to impact on the baby.

The only drug that has this effect is Aubagio (Terifluonmide), a pill which is used by people with RRMS. When taking this, a long washout period should be applied to get the DMD out of the man’s system before conception.

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