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Afinitor (everolimus) is not recommended for use in women who are nursing, as it is unknown whether the medicine passes through human breast milk or if it would harm a nursing infant. This drug is known to pass through the breast milk of rats in high amounts. Due to the potential risks to a nursing infant, the manufacturer recommends that breastfeeding women avoid Afinitor.
Can Breastfeeding Women Take Afinitor?
At this time, it is unknown whether this medicine passes through breast milk in humans. The manufacturer recommends that women taking Afinitor avoid breastfeeding. Therefore, if you are breastfeeding, talk with your healthcare provider before taking this drug.