Ramipril use while Breastfeeding

Drugs containing Ramipril: Altace

Ramipril Levels and Effects while Breastfeeding

Summary of Use during Lactation

Because no information is available on the use of ramipril during breastfeeding, an alternate drug 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

Benazepril, Captopril, Enalapril, Quinapril

References

Ramipril Identification

Substance Name

Ramipril

CAS Registry Number

87333-19-5

Drug Class

Antihypertensive Agents

Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors

Administrative Information

LactMed Record Number

237

Last Revision Date

20130907

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