Aripiprazole, brexpiprazole, and cariprazine can affect milk supply: Advice to breastfeeding mothers.Australas Psychiatry. 2023 04; 31(2):201-204.AP
We sought to review the effects of Dopamine Receptor Partial Agonist (DRPA) antipsychotic medications on milk supply and breastfeeding.
Narrative review of selected literature including animal and human data.
Scant case study evidence suggests that DRPAs may lead to reduced milk supply for some.
Women taking DRPAs should be advised of the possibility that these may affect milk supply, and reporting should be encouraged to aid future research.