Disposition of maternal ketoconazole in breast milk

Myla E. Moretti, Shinya Ito, Gideon Koren

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Infant exposure to ketoconazole in human milk was calculated to be 0.4% on average (maximum 1.4%) of those extracted from therapeutic doses given directly to infants. Potential risks of adverse reactions from this low exposure level seem to be outweighed by the benefits of breast-feeding.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1625-1626
Number of pages2
JournalAmerican Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Issue number5
StatePublished - 1995
Externally publishedYes


  • Ketoconazole
  • breast milk
  • breast-feeding
  • human milk


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