Pyrantel

Drug Levels and Effects:




Summary of Use during Lactation:


No information is available on the use of pyrantel pamoate during breastfeeding. It is poorly absorbed orally, so excretion into breastmilk and absorption by the breastfed infant is unlikely.[1]


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:


Albendazole,Mebendazole


References:


1. Porto I. Antiparasitic drugs and lactation: focus on anthelmintics, scabicides, and pediculicides. J Hum Lact. 2003;19:421-5. PMID:14620457



Substance Identification:




Substance Name:

Pyrantel

CAS Registry Number:

22204-24-6

Drug Class:


  • Antinematodal Agents

  • Antiparasitic Agents


  • Administrative Information:




    LactMed Record Number:


    827


    Last Revision Date:


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