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Zileuton use while Breastfeeding

Drugs containing Zileuton: Zyflo, Zyflo CR

Zileuton Levels and Effects while Breastfeeding

Summary of Use during Lactation

No published information is available on the use of zileuton during breastfeeding; however, manufacturer's data indicate that the dose in milk is low. Because there is no published experience with zileuton 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

Beclomethasone, Cromolyn, Terbutaline, Theophylline, Zafirlukast

References

Zileuton Identification

Substance Name

Zileuton

CAS Registry Number

111406-87-2

Drug Class

Anti-Asthmatic Agents

Leukotriene Antagonists

Lipoxygenase Inhibitors

Administrative Information

LactMed Record Number

599

Last Revision Date

20130907

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