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Eluxadoline use while Breastfeeding

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Jul 8, 2022.

Drugs containing Eluxadoline: Viberzi

Eluxadoline Levels and Effects while Breastfeeding

Summary of Use during Lactation

No information is available on the use of eluxadoline during breastfeeding. Because it has opioid agonist activity, an alternate drug is 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.

Alternate Drugs to Consider

(Irritable Bowel syndrome) Alosetron, Cholestyramine, Colesevelam, Colestipol, Loperamide, Ondansetron, Rifaximin

Substance Identification

Substance Name

Eluxadoline

CAS Registry Number

864821-90-9

Drug Class

  • Breastfeeding
  • Lactation
  • Gastrointestinal Agents

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