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Miglitol use while Breastfeeding

Drugs containing Miglitol: Glyset

Miglitol Levels and Effects while Breastfeeding

Summary of Use during Lactation

Limited data indicate that miglitol is poorly excreted into breastmilk. Because miglitol is also poorly absorbed orally, it is unlikely to adversely affect the breastfed infant.

Drug Levels

Maternal Levels No published information was found as of the revision date. According to the manufacturer, 0.02% of a 100 mg oral dose or 0.2% of the weight-adjusted maternal dosage is excreted into breastmilk.

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

Acarbose, Chlorpropamide, Glyburide, Insulin, Metformin

References

Miglitol Identification

Substance Name

Miglitol

CAS Registry Number

72432-03-2

Drug Class

Hypoglycemic Agents

Administrative Information

LactMed Record Number

407

Last Revision Date

20130907

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