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Iloperidone use while Breastfeeding

Drugs containing Iloperidone: Fanapt

Medically reviewed on March 12, 2018

Iloperidone Levels and Effects while Breastfeeding

Summary of Use during Lactation

Because no information is available on the use of iloperidone during breastfeeding, an alternate drug may be 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

Iloperidone causes minimal increases in serum prolactin.[1][2] The prolactin level in a mother with established lactation may not affect her ability to breastfeed.

Alternate Drugs to Consider

Haloperidol, Olanzapine, Risperidone

References

Cutler AJ. Iloperidone: a new option for the treatment of schizophrenia. Expert Rev Neurother. 2009;9:1727-41. PMID: 19951132

Weiden PJ, Cutler AJ, Polymeropoulos MH, Wolfgang CD. Safety profile of iloperidone: a pooled analysis of 6-week acute-phase pivotal trials. J Clin Psychopharmacol. 2008;28 (2 Suppl 1):S12-9. PMID: 18334908

Iloperidone Identification

Substance Name

Iloperidone

CAS Registry Number

133454-47-4

Drug Class

Antipsychotic Agents

Administrative Information

LactMed Record Number

796

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