Is Tinzaparin-Sodium compatible with breastfeeding? Do we have alternatives for Tinzaparin-Sodium?


November 25, 2014 (Very Low Risk)

This is a Heparin with low molecular weight.

At latest update, relevant published data on its excretion into breast milk were not found.

The high molecular weight of the so-called Standard or non-fragmented Heparin and others called low weight Heparins makes that excretion into breast milk very unlikely.

There is published evidence of a lack of anti-coagulant activity in the serum of breastfed infants whose mothers were treated with Enoxaparin.

There is scientific proof on the lack of excretion of Dalteparin into breast milk.

In addition, Heparin derived drugs are inactivated in the gut and they are not absorbed at all, hence, oral bioavailability is nil.

The risk of Heparin-induced Thrombocytopenia and Osteoporosis is lower with low weight Heparin among treated adults.


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.


  • チンザパリンナトリウム
  • تينزابارين صوديوم
  • τινζαπαρίνη νατριούχος
  • Тинзапарин Натрий
  • 亭扎肝素钠

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