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Table 3 Use of anti-diabetic medications in women with diabetes during lactation.

From: Dysglycemias in pregnancy: from diagnosis to treatment. Brazilian consensus statement

Drug Milk transfer Permission to use during lactation Reference
Glibenclamide No Yes [42]
Glicazide Unknown No Not published
Glipizide No Yes [42]
Glimepiride Unknown No Not published
Metformin Less than1% Yes [3941]
Acarbose Less than 2% No http://www.fda.gov
Rosi and pioglitazone Rosi detected in milk from lactating rats.
Pio not published
No http://www.fda.gov
Sita and vildagliptine Sitagliptin is secreted in the milk of lactating rats at a milk to plasma ratio of 4:1. It is not known whether sitagliptin is excreted in human milk. Vilda not published No http://www.fda.gov
Exenatide Unknown No Not published