Tretinoin

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Articles

Safety in Lactation: Other antineoplastic drugs

Antineoplastic 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… Amsacrine Arsenic Asparaginase Bevacizumab Bexarotene Bortezomib Brentuximab vedotin Catumaxomab Cetuximab Dacarbazine Eribulin Hydroxycarbamide Ipilimumab Irinotecan Mitotane Panitumumab Pentostatin Pertuzumab Porfimer Procarbazine Temoporfin Temozolomide Topotecan Trabectedin Trastuzumab Tretinoin

Lactation Safety Information

Oral

Oral
No published evidence of safety
Serious adverse effects reported in adults including signs of vitamin D overdose (hypervitaminosis A syndrome)

Topical

Topical
Other topical acne preparations
There are no additional risks when used in combination topical preparations containing antimicrobials (erythromycin or clindamycin)
Minimal systemic absorption by mother - see summary