Last update: Aug. 12, 2014
Moderately safe. Probably compatible.
Mild risk possible. Follow up recommended.
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Used for treatment of Ulcerative Colitis.
The amount of drug absorbed is transformed into inactive metabolites by the liver, therefore excretion into breast milk is unlikely. A high serum protein-binding capacity turns it excretion less likely.
Most expert's opinion is that topical, oral or inhaled steroid medication is compatible with breastfeeding,
WHO Model List of Essential Drugs 2002 rates it as compatible with Breastfeeding.
We do not have alternatives for Beclomethasone Oral / Rectal.
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
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