Excretion of hydroxyurea into milk

Cancer. 1987 Nov 1;60(9):2177-8. doi: 10.1002/1097-0142(19871101)60:9<2177::aid-cncr2820600911>3.0.co;2-p.

Abstract

This article documents that hydroxyurea (HUR) is excreted into human breast milk, and it reviews the literature describing similar evaluations for other antineoplastic agents.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Hydroxyurea / pharmacokinetics*
  • Hydroxyurea / therapeutic use
  • Leukemia, Myeloid / drug therapy
  • Leukemia, Myeloid / metabolism
  • Milk, Human / metabolism*
  • Spectrophotometry

Substances

  • Hydroxyurea