Is Strontium-89M compatible with breastfeeding? Do we have alternatives for Strontium-89M?


December 1, 2004 (Very High Risk)

It has a too long half-life span (51 days).

Used in the treatment of pain secondary to bone metastasis of cancer.


We do not have alternatives for Strontium-89M.

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.


  • Strontium-89; Chloride

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