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Atomoxetine

Last Revision: December 3, 2018.

CASRN: 83015-26-3

Chemical structure

Drug Levels and Effects

Summary of Use during Lactation

There is no published experience with atomoxetine during breastfeeding, although reports from the manufacturer found no serious advese effects in two breastfed infants. An alternate drug may be preferred, especially while nursing a newborn or preterm infant.

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.

Alternate Drugs to Consider

Amphetamine, Methylphenidate

References

1.
Besag FM. ADHD treatment and pregnancy. Drug Saf. 2014;37:397-40. [PubMed: 24794209]

Substance Identification

Substance Name

Atomoxetine

CAS Registry Number

83015-26-3

Drug Class

  • Breast Feeding
  • Adrenergic Uptake Inhibitors

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