Nateglinide use while Breastfeeding

Drugs containing Nateglinide: Starlix

Nateglinide Levels and Effects while Breastfeeding

Summary of Use during Lactation

Because no information is available on the use of nateglinide during breastfeeding, an alternate drug may be preferred, especially while nursing a newborn or preterm infant. Monitoring of the breastfed infant's blood glucose is advisable during maternal therapy with hypoglycemic agents.[1][2]

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.

Possible Effects on Lactation

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

Alternate Drugs to Consider

Acarbose, Chlorpropamide, Glyburide, Insulin, Metformin, Tolbutamide

References

1. Everett JA. Use of oral antidiabetic agents during breastfeeding. J Hum Lact. 1997;13:319-21. PMID: 9429368

2. Berlin CM, Briggs GG. Drugs and chemicals in human milk. Semin Fetal Neonatal Med. 2005;10:149-59. PMID: 15701580

Nateglinide Identification

Substance Name

Nateglinide

CAS Registry Number

105816-04-4

Drug Class

  • Hypoglycemic Agents

Administrative Information

LactMed Record Number

196

Information from the National Library of Medicine's LactMed Database.

Last Revision Date

2013-09-07

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