Last update Jan. 16, 2021
Very Low Risk
Fenoprofen is a nonsteroidal, anti-inflammatory , propionic acid derivative with analgesic, antiinflammatory and antipyretic properties.
It is indicated for relief of mild to moderate pain in adults and for relief of the signs and symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis.
Oral administration every 4 to 8 hours.
According to the manufacturer It is excreted in breast milk in clinically insignificant amounts; the drug levels in breast milk were usually below the levels of accurate assessment (Xspire Pharma 2016, Rubin 1974).
Until there is further published data on this drug in relation to breastfeeding, known safer alternatives may be preferable, especially during the neonatal period and in cases of prematurity.
Suggestions made at e-lactancia are done by APILAM team of health professionals, and are based on updated scientific publications. It is not intended to replace the relationship you have with your doctor but to compound it. The pharmaceutical industry contraindicates breastfeeding, mistakenly and without scientific reasons, in most of the drug data sheets.
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