Last update Jan. 11, 2020
It is a GNRH analogue that works like an inhibitor of Hypophysis Gonadotropin (LH & FSH) secretion. A continue use produces a decrease of Estradiol level to those seen during the post-menopause period.
At latest update, no relevant published data concerning excretion into breast milk were found.
Its high molecular weight makes excretion into breast milk be unlikely. Also, a low oral bioavailability renders the absorption of this agent into the infant's plasma be nil or minimal.
We do not have alternatives for L02AE03.
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.
Your contribution is essential for this service to continue to exist. We need the generosity of people like you who believe in the benefits of breastfeeding.
Thank you for helping to protect and promote breastfeeding.