Which anti-TNF agents are not found in the breast milk of women with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)?

Updated: Oct 17, 2017
  • Author: William A Rowe, MD; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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Anti-TNF agents (ie, infliximab, adalimumab) traverse the placenta, whereas certolizumab does not, because of the absence of the Fc fragment. They are found in the cord blood but not in breast milk.


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