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Indium 111 Ibritumomab Tiuxetan use while Breastfeeding

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on April 26, 2021.

Indium 111 Ibritumomab Tiuxetan Levels and Effects while Breastfeeding

Summary of Use during Lactation

Information in this record refers to the use of indium 111 ibritumomab tiuxetan as a diagnostic agent. No information is available on the use of indium 111 ibritumomab tiuxetan during breastfeeding. Because of the long half-life of indium 111 and the potential for serious adverse reactions in nursing infants, the manufacturer recommends not administering the drug in women who wish to continue breastfeeding. If the drug is administered to a nursing mother, breastfeeding should be discontinued.

Drug Levels

Indium 111 decays by electron capture with 173 keV and 245 keV gamma emissions and a physical half-life of 2.8 days.[1]

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.

References

1.
Dilsizian V, Metter D, Palestro C, et al. Advisory Committee on Medical Uses of Isotopes (ACMUI) Sub-Committee on Nursing Mother Guidelines for the Medical Administration of Radioactive Material. Final report submitted: January 31, 2019. https://www​.nrc.gov/docs​/ML1903/ML19038A498.pdf.

Substance Identification

Substance Name

Indium 111 Ibritumomab Tiuxetan

CAS Registry Number

1607828-40-9

Drug Class

Breast Feeding

Lactation

Radiopharmaceuticals

Indium Radioisotopes

Diagnostic Agents

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