Last update: Oct. 23, 2005

Amyl Nitrite

Low Risk for breastfeeding


Moderately safe. Probably compatible.
Mild risk possible. Follow up recommended.
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Vasodilator drug used as treatment of angina. It is an antidote of methahemoglobinemia and cyanide poisoning.
Rapid and short-acting drug. Although unlikely, in case of a breastfeeding mother who would have taken this drug, it would be necessary for her to wait for few hours before resumption of suckling.

Alternatives

We do not have alternatives for Amyl Nitrite.

Suggestions made at e-lactancia are done by APILAM´s pediatricians and pharmacists, and are based on updated scientific publications.
It is not intended to replace the relationship you have with your doctor but to compound it.

Jose Maria Paricio, Founder & President of APILAM/e-Lactancia

Your contribution is essential for this service to continue to exist. We need the generosity of people like you who believe in the benefits of breastfeeding.

Thank you for helping to protect and promote breastfeeding.

José María Paricio, founder of e-lactancia.

References

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