Last update Aug. 6, 2017
Used alone or in combination with sofosbuvir in the treatment of hepatitis C.
Since the last update we have not found published data on its excretion in breast milk.
Its pharmacokinetic data (slightly elevated molecular weight and very high percentage of plasma protein binding) make it very unlikely that significant amounts will pass into milk, so that although there is disagreement (Thompson 2016), other experts believe that treatment with Simeprevir, on its own or in combination with Sofosbuvir is not contraindicated during breastfeeding (LactMed 2016,
Suggestions made at e-lactancia are done by APILAM team of health professionals, and are based on updated scientific publications. It is not intended to replace the relationship you have with your doctor but to compound it. The pharmaceutical industry contraindicates breastfeeding, mistakenly and without scientific reasons, in most of the drug data sheets.
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e-lactancia is a resource recommended by Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine - 2015 of United States of America
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