Lurasidone use while Breastfeeding
Drugs containing Lurasidone: Latuda
Lurasidone Levels and Effects while Breastfeeding
Summary of Use during Lactation
Because there is no published experience with lurasidone 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
Lurasidone has caused elevated prolactin serum in patients taking the drug. The prolactin level in a mother with established lactation may not affect her ability to breastfeed.
Alternate Drugs to Consider
1. McAllister-Williams RH, Baldwin DS, Cantwell R et al. British Association for Psychopharmacology consensus guidance on the use of psychotropic medication preconception, in pregnancy and postpartum 2017. J Psychopharmacol. 2017;31:519-52. PMID: 28440103
2. Anon. Latuda package insert. Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. Ft. Lee, NJ. 2010.
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Other brands: Latuda