Eptifibatide Injection Breastfeeding

Breast milk is superior in nutrition, It provides resistance against infections and allergies, It is naturally sterile. Despite all the advantages of breastfeeding some mothers choose to pause the breastfeeding in fear of harmful effects of medicines passing in breast milk. Are you wondering about breastfeeding and using Eptifibatide Injection ? Know what is Eptifibatide Injection and how it can affect your breast milk and whether Eptifibatide Injection is safe for your kid or not.

What is Eptifibatide Injection used for?

Eptifibatide Injection is a platelet aggregation inhibitor indicated for: Treatment of acute coronary syndrome (ACS) managed medically or with percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) (1.1) Treatment of patients undergoing PCI (including intracoronary stenting) (1.2) 1.1 Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS) Eptifibatide Injection is indicated to decrease the rate of a combined endpoint of death or new myocardial infarction (MI) in patients with ACS (unstable angina [UA]/non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction [NSTEMI]), including patients who are to be managed medically and those undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). 1.2 Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) Eptifibatide Injection is indicated to decrease the rate of a combined endpoint of death, new MI, or need for urgent intervention in patients undergoing PCI, including those undergoing intracoronary stenting [see Clinical Studies (14.1, 14.2)].

Is Eptifibatide Injection usage safe while breastfeeding? If a lactating mother is using it can there be any effect on growth or development of infant?

Eptifibatide Injection high risk while breastfeeding
As Eptifibatide Injection is made of only Eptifibatide, and Eptifibatide is unsafe to use in breastfeeding we can safely reach on conclusion that Eptifibatide Injection is also unsafe to use while breastfeeding. Below is detailed analysis of Eptifibatide and Eptifibatide Injection during location. We recommend you to go through provided detailed analysis as below take decision accordingly. We also recommend you talk to your health care provider before making final decision.

Statement of Manufacturer/Labeler about breastfeeding usage
8.3 Nursing Mothers It is not known whether eptifibatide is excreted in human milk. Because many drugs are excreted in human milk, caution should be exercised when eptifibatide is administered to a nursing mother.

Eptifibatide Injection Breastfeeding Analsys

Eptifibatide while Breastfeeding


CAS Number: 188627-80-7

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Is Eptifibatide Injection safe while breastfeeding

What if I already have used Eptifibatide Injection?

We have already established that Eptifibatide Injection is unsafe in breastfeeding and breastfeeding while using Eptifibatide Injection is not a good idea however if have already used and then breastfed the baby then you shall monitor the behavior and health of baby closely and inform your doctor as soon as possible. In case of emergency please call 911.

I am nursing mother and my doctor has suggested me to use Eptifibatide Injection, is it safe?

If your doctor knows that you are breastfeeding mother and still prescribes Eptifibatide Injection then there must be good reason for that as Eptifibatide Injection is considered unsafe, It usually happens when doctor finds that overall advantage of taking outweighs the overall risk.

If I am using Eptifibatide Injection, will my baby need extra monitoring?

Yes, Extra monitoring is required if mother is using Eptifibatide Injection and breastfeeding as it is considered unsafe for baby.

Who can I talk to if I have questions about usage of Eptifibatide Injection in breastfeeding?

National Womens Health and Breastfeeding Helpline: 800-994-9662 (TDD 888-220-5446) 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday

National Breastfeeding Helpline: 0300-100-0212 9.30am to 9.30pm, daily
Association of Breastfeeding Mothers: 0300-330-5453
La Leche League: 0345-120-2918
The Breastfeeding Network supporter line in Bengali and Sylheti: 0300-456-2421
National Childbirth Trust (NCT): 0300-330-0700

National Breastfeeding Helpline: 1800-686-268 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Telehealth Ontario for breastfeeding: 1-866-797-0000 24 hours a day, 7 days a week