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Adenovirus Type 4 and Type 7 Vaccine use while Breastfeeding

Adenovirus Type 4 and Type 7 Vaccine Levels and Effects while Breastfeeding

Summary of Use during Lactation

The adenovirus type 4 and type 7 vaccine is indicated only for military personnel between 17 and 50 years of age. No information is available on the use of adenovirus type 4 and type 7 vaccine during breastfeeding or its excretion in human milk. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and American Academy of Pediatrics state that in general, vaccines given to a nursing mother do not affect the safety of breastfeeding for mothers or infants.[1][2] However, the product labeling recommends using caution in nursing mothers, because live virus is shed for 28 days following vaccination.

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

1. American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Infectious Diseases, Kimberlin DW, Brady MT et al. Red Book: 2015 Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases. 30th ed. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics. 2015.

2. General recommendations on immunization --- recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP). MMWR Recomm Rep. 2011;60:1-64. PMID: 21293327

Adenovirus Type 4 and Type 7 Vaccine Identification

Substance Name

Adenovirus Type 4 and Type 7 Vaccine

Drug Class

Vaccines

Administrative Information

LactMed Record Number

992

Last Revision Date

20160602

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