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Gilteritinib use while Breastfeeding

Drugs containing Gilteritinib: Xospata

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Mar 22, 2020.

Gilteritinib Levels and Effects while Breastfeeding

Summary of Use during Lactation

No information is available on gilteritinib during breastfeeding. It is 94% bound to plasma proteins, so amounts in milk are likely to be low; however, it has a long half-life of about 113 hours. The manufacturer recommends that breastfeeding be discontinued during gilteritinib therapy and for 2 months after the last dose.

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

Gilteritinib

CAS Registry Number

1254053-43-4

Drug Class

  • Breast Feeding
  • Lactation
  • Antineoplastic Agents
  • Enzyme Inhibitors
  • Protein Kinase Inhibitors
  • Signal Transduction Inhibitors
  • Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors

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