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Drugs and Lactation Database (LactMed) [Internet]. Bethesda (MD): National Library of Medicine (US); 2006-.

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Ebola Zaire Vaccine

Last Revision: January 18, 2021.

Drug Levels and Effects

Summary of Use during Lactation

No information is available on the clinical use of Ebola Zaire vaccine during breastfeeding. The US Centers of Disease Control and Prevention state that breastfeeding is not a contraindication to Ebola Zaire vaccine. The decision regarding whether to vaccinate a lactating woman should involve consideration of the woman’s risk for exposure to Ebolavirus.

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

Ebola Zaire Vaccine

Drug Class

Breast Feeding

Lactation

Vaccines

Disclaimer: Information presented in this database is not meant as a substitute for professional judgment. You should consult your healthcare provider for breastfeeding advice related to your particular situation. The U.S. government does not warrant or assume any liability or responsibility for the accuracy or completeness of the information on this Site.

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