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Safety in Lactation: Antidepressants

21 October 2020Additional information relating to breastfeeding To be used in conjunction with individual drug entries for specific information and guidance. Monamine-oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) Due to the…

Safety in Lactation: Antipsychotics

22 September 2020Additional information relating to breastfeeding To be used in conjunction with individual drug entries for specific information and guidance. Oral and non-depot antipsychotics with less…
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Medicine Compliance Aid Stability

DepixolLundbeck Ltd

Lundbeck Ltd
Depixol
Tablets s/c 3mg
G1 · Green 1Stability data indicates that the drug is suitable for CAs and there are no theoretical concerns with the product.
Protect from light
Protect from moisture
Protect from light and moisture. Max 28 days in MCA.
13 October 2015

FluanxolLundbeck Ltd

Lundbeck Ltd
Fluanxol
Tablets 0.5mg, 1mg
G1 · Green 1Stability data indicates that the drug is suitable for CAs and there are no theoretical concerns with the product.
No special precautions for storage
No special precautions for storage.
1 March 2013

Lactation Safety Information

For depression

For depression
TCA: imipramine/nortriptyline SSRI: paroxetine/sertraline
Very limited published evidence of safety
Small amounts in breast milk due to high protein binding and high volume of distribution, but long half-life increases risk of accumulation in breastfed infants
Maternal oral doses of up to 4 mg daily produce low levels in milk
Monitor infant for drowsiness, poor feeding, irritability, and behavioural effects
23 September 2020

Oral as antipsychotic

Oral
as antipsychotic
Haloperidol, Quetiapine
Very limited published evidence of safety
Maternal oral doses of up to 4 mg daily produce small amounts in breast milk due to high protein binding and high volume of distribution, but long half-life increases risk of accumulation in breastfed infants
Monitor infant for drowsiness, poor feeding, irritability, and behavioural effects
23 September 2020

Depot injection

Depot injection
see entry under Flupentixol decanoate
23 September 2020