Last update: Jan. 7, 2014
Not risky for breastfeeding or infant.
On latest update relevant data on breastfeeding was not found.
Similar chemical structure to Lidocaine which is excreted into breast milk in minimal amount.
Anesthetic drugs for topical use both dermatological and odontological have almost nil absorption when properly used.
We do not have alternatives for Articaine since it is relatively safe.
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.
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