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d-Xylose C14

Last Revision: August 17, 2020.

Drug Levels and Effects

Summary of Use during Lactation

Information in this record refers to the use of d-xylose C 14 as a diagnostic agent. Breastfeeding does not need to be suspended after administration of d-xylose C 14.

Drug Levels

Carbon 14 is a low-energy beta emitter with a physical half-life of about 5730 years.

Effects in Breastfed Infants

Relevant published information was not found as of the revision date.

Effects on Lactation and Breastmilk

Relevant published information was not found as of the revision date.

Substance Identification

Substance Name

d-Xylose C14

Drug Class

Breast Feeding

Lactation

Radiopharmaceuticals

Carbon Radioisotopes

Diagnostic Agents

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