Also known as BMS-224818, BMS224818, CD152 Antigen, CTLA4-Ig, Cytotoxic T-lymphocyte Antigen 4, LEA 29Y, LEA29Y, Nulojix

Can I take Belatacept while breastfeeding?

No information is available on the use of belatacept during breastfeeding. The manufacturer recommends avoiding nursing if belatacept is given. Because the drug’s half-life is 8 to 10 days, it may be more than a month after a dose before the drug is absent from breastmilk.

Drug levels

Maternal Levels. Relevant published information was not found as of the revision date.

Infant Levels. Relevant published information was not found as of the revision date.

Effects in breastfed infants

Maternal Levels. Relevant published information was not found as of the revision date.

Infant Levels. Relevant published information was not found as of the revision date.

Possible effects on lactation

Relevant published information was not found as of the revision date.

Alternate drugs to consider

Azathioprine, Cyclosporine , Tacrolimus

References

Last Revision Date

20150310

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Source: LactMed – National Library of Medicine (NLM)