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Kalbitor and Breastfeeding

The manufacturer of Kalbitor (ecallantide) recommends that women use this drug with caution while breastfeeding. It is currently unknown whether the medication would pass through breast milk in women. Because every woman's situation is different, talk to your healthcare provider about the benefits and risks of using this drug while breastfeeding.

Can Breastfeeding Women Use Kalbitor?

At this time, it is unknown if Kalbitor® (ecallantide) passes through breast milk in women. The manufacturer of Kalbitor recommends that this medication be used with caution in women who are nursing.

More Information on Kalbitor and Breastfeeding

At this time, no studies have been done to see if Kalbitor passes through breast milk in women. Therefore, if you are breastfeeding or plan to start, make sure to talk with your healthcare provider about this. He or she can help you decide if taking the medication while nursing would be safe for your particular situation.

Talking With Your Healthcare Provider

You should discuss breastfeeding and Kalbitor use with your healthcare provider. Each woman's situation is different, and you and your healthcare provider understand your situation best. After considering what you want and expect, as well as your current health situation, the two of you can make a shared decision that is right for you.
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