Last update Dec. 26, 2013


High Risk

Poorly safe. Evaluate carefully. Use safer alternative or interrupt breastfeeding 3 to 7 T ½ (elimination half-lives). Read the Comment.

Toxic for the kidney.

When IV administered it can reach a serum level of 20 mg/L

Excretion into breast milk is unknown but intestinal absoption should be very poor.


We do not have alternatives for Cidofovir.

Suggestions made at e-lactancia are done by APILAM team, and are based on updated scientific publications. It is not intended to replace the relationship you have with your doctor but to compound it.

Jose Maria Paricio, Founder & President of APILAM/e-Lactancia

Your contribution is essential for this service to continue to exist. We need the generosity of people like you who believe in the benefits of breastfeeding.

Thank you for helping to protect and promote breastfeeding.

José María Paricio, founder of e-lactancia.


Cidofovir belongs to this group or family:


Main tradenames from several countries containing Cidofovir in its composition:


Variable Value Unit
Oral Bioavail. <10 %
Molecular weight 279 daltons
Protein Binding 10 %
T1/2 17 hours


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