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Dexrazoxane

Last Revision: December 3, 2018.

CASRN: 24584-09-6

Chemical structure

Drug Levels and Effects

Summary of Use during Lactation

No information is available on the use of dexrazoxane during breastfeeding. The manufacturer recommends that women not breastfeed during treatment and for 2 weeks following the final dose of dexrazoxane. However, because dexrazoxane is used with doxorubicin, the abstinence period might be longer, depending on the doxorubicin dose.

Drug Levels

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

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

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

Dexrazoxane

CAS Registry Number

24584-09-6

Drug Class

  • Breast Feeding
  • Antineoplastic Agents
  • Cardioprotectants
  • Cardiotonic Agents
  • Enzyme Inhibitors
  • Topoisomerase II Inhibitors

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