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Apremilast use while Breastfeeding

Drugs containing Apremilast: Otezla

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Dec 18, 2020.

Apremilast Levels and Effects while Breastfeeding

Summary of Use during Lactation

No information is available on the clinical use of apremilast 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.

Substance Identification

Substance Name

Apremilast

CAS Registry Number

608141-41-9

Drug Class

  • Breastfeeding
  • Lactation
  • Analgesics
  • Antirheumatic Agents
  • Enzyme Inhibitors
  • Phosphodiesterase Inhibitors

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