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Bremelanotide use while Breastfeeding

Drugs containing Bremelanotide: Vyleesi

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on March 24, 2021.

Bremelanotide Levels and Effects while Breastfeeding

Summary of Use during Lactation

No information is available on the clinical use of bremelanotide during breastfeeding. Because bremelanotide is a cyclic peptide molecule with a molecular weight of 1025, the amount in milk is likely to be very low and absorption is unlikely because it is probably destroyed in the infant's gastrointestinal tract. Until more data become available, bremelanotide should be used with caution during breastfeeding, 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

Bremelanotide

CAS Registry Number

189691-06-3

Drug Class

Breastfeeding

Lactation

Peptides, Cyclic

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