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Eliglustat use while Breastfeeding

Drugs containing Eliglustat: Cerdelga

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Mar 28, 2021.

Eliglustat Levels and Effects while Breastfeeding

Summary of Use during Lactation

Because there is no published experience with eliglustat during breastfeeding, an alternate drug may be preferred, especially while nursing a newborn or preterm infant.[1]

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.

Alternate Drugs to Consider

Alglucerase, Imiglucerase, Taliglucerase Alfa

References

1.
Balwani M, Burrow TA, Charrow J, et al. Recommendations for the use of eliglustat in the treatment of adults with Gaucher disease type 1 in the United States. Mol Genet Metab. 2016;117:95–103. [PubMed: 26387627]

Substance Identification

Substance Name

Eliglustat

CAS Registry Number

491833-29-5

Drug Class

Breast Feeding

Lactation

Enzyme Inhibitors

Glycoside Hydrolase Inhibitors

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