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

Vinblastine

August 12, 2014 (Very High Risk)

Drug is cleared from the body in 8 elimination half-lives.

Resuming breastfeeding is likely safe after 10 days of of pumping-and-dump.ing

Alternatives

We do not have alternatives for Vinblastine.

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

  • Vincaleukoblastine
  • Vlb

References

  1. Anderson PO. Cancer Chemotherapy. Breastfeed Med. 2016Abstract Full text (link to original source) Full text (in our servers)
  2. Urbaniak C, McMillan A, Angelini M, Gloor GB, Sumarah M, Burton JP, Reid G. Effect of chemotherapy on the microbiota and metabolome of human milk, a case report. Microbiome. 2014Abstract Full text (link to original source) Full text (in our servers)
  3. WHO / UNICEF. BREASTFEEDING AND MATERNAL MEDICATION Recommendations for Drugs in the Eleventh WHO Model List of Essential Drugs. Department of Child and Adolescent Health and Development (WHO/UNICEF) 2002 Full text (link to original source) Full text (in our servers)