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Binimetinib use while Breastfeeding

Drugs containing Binimetinib: Mektovi

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Nov 21, 2020.

Binimetinib Levels and Effects while Breastfeeding

Summary of Use during Lactation

No information is available on the clinical use of binimetinib during breastfeeding. Because binimetinib is 97% bound to plasma proteins, and the half-life of the drugis 3.5 hours, the amount in milk is likely to be low. However, the manufacturer recommends that breastfeeding be discontinued during binimetinib therapy and for at least 3 days after the final dose. For patients taking the combination with encorafenib, the manufacturer recommends that breastfeeding be discontinued during binimetinib therapy and for at least 2 weeks after the final dose.

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

Binimetinib

CAS Registry Number

606143-89-9

Drug Class

  • Breast Feeding
  • Lactation
  • Antineoplastic Agents
  • Enzyme Inhibitors
  • Protein Kinase Inhibitors
  • Signal Transduction Inhibitors

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