Mesoridazine use while Breastfeeding
Drugs containing Mesoridazine: Serentil
Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Oct 27, 2020.
Mesoridazine Levels and Effects while Breastfeeding
Summary of Use during Lactation
Because there is no published experience with mesoridazine during breastfeeding, other antipsychotic agents are preferred.
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
Phenothiazines cause galactorrhea in 26 to 40% of female patients. Hyperprolactinemia appears to be the cause of the galactorrhea. The hyperprolactinemia is caused by the drug's dopamine-blocking action in the tuberoinfundibular pathway. The prolactin level in a mother with established lactation may not affect her ability to breastfeed.
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