Is Anfepramone compatible with breastfeeding? Do we have alternatives for Anfepramone?

Anfepramone

December 1, 2004 (Very High Risk)

Psycho-stimulant drug used for obesity treatment. It may be a cause of insomnia, anorexia and agitation. Breastfeeding women recover their pre-pregnancy body weight sooner than bottle-feeding mothers. Not commercially available in Spain

Alternatives

Very Low Risk

Compatible. Not risky for breastfeeding or infant.

Low Risk

Moderately safe. Mild risk possible. Follow up recommended. Read the Comment.

High Risk

Poorly safe. Evaluate carefully. Use a safer alternative. Read the Comment.

Very High Risk

Not recommended. Cessation of breastfeeding or alternative.

Synonyms

  • Dietilpropion-Hcl

References

  1. AEMPS Retirada del mercado de los medicamentos anorexígenos de acción central. 2000 Full text (in our servers)