Tiotropium use while Breastfeeding

Drugs containing Tiotropium: Spiriva, Spiriva Respimat

Tiotropium Levels and Effects while Breastfeeding

Summary of Use during Lactation

Although no published data exist on the use of tiotropium, its use produces negligible maternal serum levels and any drug in breastmilk would not be absorbed by the infant. The risk to the breastfed infant of maternal tiotropium inhalation is small.

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

Albuterol, Salmeterol

References

Tiotropium Identification

Substance Name

Tiotropium

CAS Registry Number

136310-93-5

Drug Class

Anti-Asthmatic Agents

Bronchodilator Agents

Cholinergic Antagonists

Parasympatholytics

Administrative Information

LactMed Record Number

598

Last Revision Date

20130907

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