Last update Nov. 29, 2019
Inhibitor of platelet aggregation indicated in the prevention of post-operative thromboembolic complications associated with prosthetic heart valve.
Since the last update we have not found any published data on its excretion in breast milk.
Its pharmacokinetic characteristics (moderately elevated molecular weight, high plasma protein binding and large volume of distribution), make it very unlikely its excretion into breast milk in significant amounts.
Until there is more published data on this drug in relation to breastfeeding, safer known alternatives may be preferable, especially during the neonatal period and in cases of prematurity.
We do not have alternatives for Dipyridamole.
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.
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