Guanabenz use while Breastfeeding

Drugs containing Guanabenz: Wytensin

Guanabenz Levels and Effects while Breastfeeding

Summary of Use during Lactation

Because no information is available on the use of guanabenz during breastfeeding, other agents may be preferred, especially while nursing a newborn or preterm infant.

Drug Levels

Maternal Levels. Relevant published information was not found as of the revision date.

Infant Levels. Relevant published information was not found as of the revision date.

Effects in Breastfed Infants

Relevant published information was not found as of the revision date.

Effects on Lactation and Breastmilk

Relevant published information was not found as of the revision date.

Alternate Drugs to Consider

Enalapril, Hydrochlorothiazide, Methyldopa, Propranolol

References

Guanabenz Identification

Substance Name

Guanabenz

CAS Registry Number

5051-62-7

Drug Class

Antihypertensive Agents

Adrenergic alpha-Agonists

Administrative Information

LactMed Record Number

623

Last Revision Date

20130907

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