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Rifamycin

Last Revision: April 1, 2019.

CASRN: 6998-60-3

Chemical structure

Drug Levels and Effects

Summary of Use during Lactation

Rifamycin is negligibly absorbed orally and used only for gastrointestinal infections. It is not likely to reach the breastmilk or bloodstream of the infant or cause any adverse effects in breastfed infants after maternal use.

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

Rifamycin

CAS Registry Number

6998-60-3

Drug Class

  • Anti-Infective Agents
  • Gastrointestinal Agents
  • Rifamycins

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