Last update: July 11, 2014
Moderately safe. Probably compatible.
Mild risk possible. Follow up recommended.
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It is indicated for treatment of rheumatoid arthritis in combination with methrotexate (the latter is contraindicated during lactation).
A 153-aminoacid containing polypeptide with a large molecular weight.
Excretion into breast milk is unlikely and subsequent oral absorption would be nil especially after one week post partum.
No adverse effect in breastfed infants has been reported.
We do not have alternatives for Anakinra.
Suggestions made at e-lactancia are done by APILAM´s pediatricians and pharmacists, and are based on updated scientific publications.
It is not intended to replace the relationship you have with your doctor but to compound it.
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Thank you for helping to protect and promote breastfeeding.
e-lactancia is a resource recommended by Confederación Nacional de Pediatría (CONAPEME) from Mexico
Would you like to recommend the use of e-lactancia? Write to us at corporate mail of APILAM