Here is My Question:
Is it safe to do breastfeed while on Avonex?
There was a study several years ago of interferon concentration in the breast milk of mothers taking regular weekly doses of Avonex. They measures the concentrations out to 7 days and found very small amounts of interferon in the breast milk at all time points. None of the infants displayed any side effects or abnormal behavior
Revere (Rip) Kinkel MD
Professor of Clinical Neurosciences
Director of the Multiple Sclerosis Program
Clinical Neurosciences Director
University of California San Diego
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