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


December 1, 2004 (Very Low Risk)

Synthetic peptide similar to oxytocin with which compete for receptors. It inhibits uterine contractions. Used on tocolysis to avoid premature delivery. No adverse effects has been observed during lactation.


We do not have alternatives for Atosiban since it is relatively safe.

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.