An Overview of Apokyn and Breastfeeding
At this time, it is unknown if Apokyn®
hydrochloride) passes through breast milk. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider before taking Apokyn if you are breastfeeding or plan to start breastfeeding.
Can I Take Apokyn While Breastfeeding?
No studies have been done to see if Apokyn passes through breast milk. The manufacturer of Apokyn recommends that women not take Apokyn while breastfeeding.
Talking With Your Healthcare Provider About Apokyn and Breastfeeding
You should talk with your healthcare provider about Apokyn and breastfeeding. 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 about Apokyn and breastfeeding that is right for you.