Safety in Lactation: Somatostatin analogues

21 September 2020Somatostatin analogues are indicated for a variety of conditions including acromegaly, neuroendocrine tumours, especially carcinoid, and Cushing’s disease. As the indications vary between the three…
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Lactation Safety Information

Low levels anticipated in milk due to the drug's properties
Monitor infant for GI disturbances
Used in full-term neonates from birth
Very limited published evidence of safety
11 September 2020