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Safety in Lactation: Protein kinase inhibitors

23 September 2020Protein kinase inhibitors, whether used as monotherapy or in combination with other antineoplastics, are contra-indicated in breastfeeding because of their effects on dividing cells and…
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Lactation Safety Information

No
Limited published evidence of safety
Long half-life of imatinib and metabolite increases risk of accumulation in breastfed infants
Serious adverse effects reported in adults
17 September 2018