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Safety in Lactation: Drugs used in nausea and vertigo

21 September 2020Additional information relating to breastfeeding To be used in conjunction with individual drug entries for specific information and guidance. The choice of anti-emetic will depend…
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Refrigerated Storage

Ivemend Merck Sharp & Dohme Limited

Merck Sharp & Dohme Limited
Ivemend
Powder for solution for infusion, 150mg

Contact MSD in all cases where a deviation from the recommended storage conditions has occurred. Refer to the electronic medicines compendium (eMC) at https://www.medicines.org.uk for company contact details.

21 February 2022
London MI Service

Lactation Safety Information

Granisteron; Ondansetron
Neurokinin-receptor antagonist. Prodrug of arepitant, to which it is rapidly metabolised
Use for nausea and vomiting associated with chemotherapy will limit its use in breastfeeding
No published evidence of safety
Low levels anticipated in milk due to the drug’s properties
4 March 2019