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.
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. The prolactin level in a mother with established lactation may not affect her ability to breastfeed.
Alternate Drugs to Consider
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
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