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Upadacitinib use while Breastfeeding

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Aug 7, 2023.

Drugs containing Upadacitinib: Rinvoq

Upadacitinib Levels and Effects while Breastfeeding

Summary of Use during Lactation

No information is available on the use of upadacitinib during breastfeeding. Most sources recommend that mothers not breastfeed while taking upadacitinib. An alternate drug is preferred, especially while nursing a newborn or preterm infant. The manufacturer recommends that breastfeeding be withheld for 6 days after the last dose.

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

(Rheumatoid Arthritis) Adalimumab, Certolizumab Pegol, Etanercept, Infliximab, Tocilizumab

Substance Identification

Substance Name

Upadacitinib

CAS Registry Number

1310726-60-3

Drug Class

Breast Feeding

Lactation

Enzyme Inhibitors

Protein Kinase Inhibitors

Signal Transduction Inhibitors

Janus Kinase Inhibitors

JAK Inhibitors

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