Retapamulin

Drug Levels and Effects:




Summary of Use during Lactation:


No information is available on the use of retapamulin during breastfeeding. Because retapamulin is poorly absorbed after topical application, it is not likely to reach the bloodstream of the infant or cause any adverse effects in breastfed infants after maternal application away from the breast. Only water-miscible cream or gel products should be applied to the breast, because ointments may expose the infant to high levels of mineral paraffins via licking.[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.


References:


Noti A, Grob K, Biedermann M et al. Exposure of babies to C(15)-C(45) mineral paraffins from human milk and breast salves. Regul Toxicol Pharmacol. 2003;38:317-25. PMID:14623482



Substance Identification:




Substance Name:

Retapamulin

CAS Registry Number:

224452-66-8

Drug Class:


  • Anti-Infective Agents, Local

  • Anti-Bacterial Agents


  • Administrative Information:




    LactMed Record Number:


    986


    Last Revision Date:


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