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Elagolix

Last Revision: February 7, 2019.

Estimated reading time: 1 minute

CASRN: 834153-87-6

Chemical structure

Drug Levels and Effects

Summary of Use during Lactation

No information is available on the use of elagolix during breastfeeding. Elagolix is 80% protein bound, has a half-life of 4 to 6 hours, and it is a peptide that is likely digested in the infant's gastrointestinal tract, so it is unlikely to reach clinically important levels in infant serum. However, because no information is available on the use of elagolix during breastfeeding caution should be used, 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.

Substance Identification

Substance Name

Elagolix

CAS Registry Number

834153-87-6

Drug Class

  • Breast Feeding
  • GnRH Receptor Antagonists
  • Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone Antagonists

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