Fidaxomicin

Drug Levels and Effects:




Summary of Use during Lactation:


No information is available on the use of fidxomicin during breastfeeding. Because it is poorly absorbed orally, it is not likely to reach the bloodstream of the infant or cause any adverse effects in breastfed infants.


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.


Possible Effects on Lactation:


Relevant published information was not found as of the revision date.


Alternate Drugs to Consider:


Vancomycin


References:






Substance Identification:




Substance Name:

Fidaxomicin

CAS Registry Number:

873857-62-6

Drug Class:


  • Anti-Infective Agents

  • Macrocyclic Antibiotics


  • Administrative Information:




    LactMed Record Number:


    874


    Last Revision Date:


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