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Lomitapide use while Breastfeeding

Drugs containing Lomitapide: Juxtapid

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Aug 11, 2020.

Lomitapide Levels and Effects while Breastfeeding

Summary of Use during Lactation

No relevant published information exists with the use of lomitapide during breastfeeding. Because of a concern with disruption of infant lipid metabolism and possible tumorigenicity, lomitapide should not be used during breastfeeding.

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

Cholestyramine, Colesevelam, Colestipol

Substance Identification

Substance Name

Lomitapide

CAS Registry Number

182431-12-5

Drug Class

  • Breast Feeding
  • Lactation
  • Anticholesteremic Agents
  • Antilipemic Agents

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