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Orlistat use while Breastfeeding

Drugs containing Orlistat: Xenical, Alli

Orlistat Levels and Effects while Breastfeeding

Summary of Use during Lactation

Because orlistat is poorly absorbed orally, it is unlikely that any orlistat is excreted into milk or absorbed by the infant. Therefore, it is unlikely to adversely affect the breastfed 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.

Possible Effects on Lactation

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

References

Orlistat Identification

Substance Name

Orlistat

CAS Registry Number

96829-58-2

Drug Class

  • Enzyme Inhibitors
  • Anti-Obesity Agents

Administrative Information

LactMed Record Number

886

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

Last Revision Date

2013-09-07

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