Rotigotine use while Breastfeeding

Drugs containing Rotigotine: Neupro

Rotigotine Levels and Effects while Breastfeeding

Summary of Use during Lactation

No information is available on the use of rotigotine during breastfeeding, but it likely suppresses serum prolactin and may interfere with 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.

References

Rotigotine Identification

Substance Name

Rotigotine

CAS Registry Number

99755-59-6

Drug Class

Dopamine Agonists

Administrative Information

LactMed Record Number

887

Last Revision Date

20130907

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