Last update: Aug. 12, 2014
Minimal risk for breastfeeding and infant.
Either isolated dose or topical medication are safe for breastfed babies.
Anti-cholinergic drugs decrease Prolactin and Oxytocin hormone secretion. Long-standing Atropine treatment could affects mother's milk production.
American Academy of Pediatrics: Maternal Medication Usually Compatible With Breastfeeding.
We do not have alternatives for Atropine 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.
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