Safety in Lactation: Other antineoplastic drugs

23 September 2020Antineoplastic agents, whether used as monotherapy or in combination with other antineoplastics, are contra-indicated in breastfeeding (unless indicated below) because of their effects on dividing…
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Refrigerated Storage

AvastinRoche Products Ltd

Roche Products Ltd
25mg/mL concentrate for solution for infusion

Contact Roche Products Ltd in all cases where a deviation from the recommended storage conditions has occurred. Refer to the electronic medicines compendium (eMC) at for company contact details and product literature for recommended storage information.

12 October 2022
London MI Service

Lactation Safety Information

No published evidence of safety
Serious adverse effects reported in adults
Low levels anticipated in milk due to the drug’s properties and likely to be degraded in infant’s GI tract. However, the effects on the infant of even small amounts in breast milk are unknown
16 September 2020