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Delavirdine use while Breastfeeding

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Dec 10, 2023.

Drugs containing Delavirdine: Rescriptor

Delavirdine Levels and Effects while Breastfeeding

Summary of Use during Lactation

Delavirdine is no longer marketed in the US No published information is available on the use of delavirdine during breastfeeding. In the US and other countries where access to clean water and affordable replacement feeding are available, it is recommended that mothers living with HIV not breastfeed their infants to avoid postnatal transmission of HIV-1 infection. Delavirdine is not recommended during breastfeeding.[1,2]

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.
AIDSinfo. Panel on treatment of pregnant women with HIV infection and prevention of perinatal transmission. Recommendations for use of antiretroviral drugs in transmission in the United States, 2018: Counseling and management of women living with HIV who breastfeed. https://aidsinfo​.nih​.gov/guidelines/html​/3/perinatal/513/counseling-and-management-of-women-living-with-hiv-who-breastfeed.
2.
World Health Organization. HIV and infant feeding: Update. 2007. http://whqlibdoc​.who​.int/publications/2007​/9789241595964_eng.pdf.

Substance Identification

Substance Name

Delavirdine

CAS Registry Number

147221-93-0

Drug Class

Breast Feeding

Lactation

Milk, Human

Anti-Infective Agents

Anti-HIV Agents

Antiviral Agents

Anti-Retroviral Agents

Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors

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