Perindopril use while Breastfeeding

Drugs containing Perindopril: Aceon

Perindopril Levels and Effects while Breastfeeding

Summary of Use during Lactation

Because of the low reported levels in milk with similar drugs, it is unlikely that any of the ACE inhibitors reach clinically important levels in breastmilk. However, use of an ACE inhibitor that has been studied is preferred.

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

Benazepril, Captopril, Enalapril, Quinapril

References

Perindopril Identification

Substance Name

Perindopril

CAS Registry Number

82834-16-0

Drug Class

  • Antihypertensive Agents
  • Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors

Administrative Information

LactMed Record Number

211

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

Last Revision Date

2013-09-07

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