Last update: Aug. 12, 2014
Not risky for breastfeeding or infant.
Like most ophthalmologic compounds for topical use a low dose and poor absorption make it compatible with breastfeeding. Pomade is preferred. When applying press with a finger on conjunctival sac for 2 minutes to avoid systemic absorption.
American Academy of Pediatrics rates it as a safe drug.
We do not have alternatives for Atropine Ophtalmic Use 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.
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.
e-lactancia is a resource recommended by Instituto de Salud Infantil, Grecia-Institute of Child's Health in Greece
Would you like to recommend the use of e-lactancia? Write to us at corporate mail of APILAM