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Golimumab and Nursing Mothers

In this article we will discuss Golimumab and Nursing Mothers

In this article, we will discuss Golimumab and Nursing Mothers. So, let’s get started.

Golimumab and Nursing Mothers

It is not known whether Golimumab is excreted in human milk or absorbed systemically after ingestion. Because many drugs and immunoglobulins are excreted in human milk, and because of the potential for adverse reactions in nursing infants from Golimumab, a decision should be made whether to discontinue nursing or to discontinue the drug, taking into account the importance of the drug to the mother.

In the pre- and post-natal development study in cynomolgus monkeys in which golimumab was administered subcutaneously during pregnancy and lactation, golimumab was detected in the breast milk at concentrations that were approximately 400-fold lower than the maternal serum concentrations.

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