Last update April 5, 2022


Low Risk

Possibly safe. Probably compatible. Mild risk possible. Follow up recommended. Read the Comment.

It is a calcitonin gene-related peptide receptor antagonist. It is ndicated for the treatment of migraine. Oral administration once or twice a day.

At the date of the last update we did not find any published data on its excretion in breast milk.

Its pharmacokinetic data (high percentage of protein binding, moderately high molecular weight and very wide volume of distribution) make it highly unlikely that significant quantities will pass into breast milk.

Until more published data is known about this drug in relation to breastfeeding, known safer alternatives are preferable, especially during the neonatal period and in the event 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.

Jose Maria Paricio, Founder & President of APILAM/e-Lactancia

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Other names

Ubrogepant in other languages or writings:

  • C29H26F3N5O3 (Molecular formula)
  • N02CD04 (ATC Code/s)


Ubrogepant belongs to this group or family:


Main tradenames from several countries containing Ubrogepant in its composition:


Variable Value Unit
Molecular weight 550 daltons
Protein Binding 87 %
VD 5 l/Kg
pKa 11.74 -
Tmax 0.7 - 1.5 hours
5 - 7 hours


  1. FDA. Ubrogepant (Ubrelvy). Drug Summary 2019 Full text (in our servers)

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