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Frovatriptan use while Breastfeeding

Drugs containing Frovatriptan: Frova

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Jan 5, 2020.

Frovatriptan Levels and Effects while Breastfeeding

Summary of Use during Lactation

Because there is no published experience with frovatriptan during breastfeeding, other agents 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

Eletriptan, Rizatriptan, Sumatriptan, Zolmitriptan

References

1.
Amundsen S, Nordeng H, Nezvalova-Henriksen K, et al. Pharmacological treatment of migraine during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Nat Rev Neurol. 2015;11:209–19. [PubMed: 25776823]

Substance Identification

Substance Name

Frovatriptan

CAS Registry Number

158747-02-5

Drug Class

Breast Feeding

Lactation

Serotonin Agonists

Vasoconstrictor Agents

Serotonin 5-HT1 Receptor Agonists

Triptans

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