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Palonosetron use while Breastfeeding

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Aug 4, 2023.

Drugs containing Palonosetron: Aloxi, Akynzeo, Akynzeo for Injection

Palonosetron Levels and Effects while Breastfeeding

Summary of Use during Lactation

No information is available on the use of palonosetron during breastfeeding. Until more data become available, palonosetron should be used with caution during breastfeeding. An alternate drug may be preferred.

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

Ondansetron

Substance Identification

Substance Name

Palonosetron

CAS Registry Number

135729-61-2

Drug Class

Breast Feeding

Lactation

Antiemetics

Gastrointestinal Agents

Serotonin Antagonists

Serotonin 5-HT3 Receptor Antagonists

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