Last update: Nov. 8, 2014

Bendroflumethiazide

High Risk for breastfeeding


Poorly safe. Evaluate carefully.
Use safer alternative or interrupt breastfeeding 3 to 7 T½.
Read the Comment.

Thiazide diuretic. Long-term treatment with diuretic drugs (particularly those Thiazides with long lasting effect and loop-acting drugs) may inhibit lactation.

Use a lower dose as possible especially during the first postnatal month.

Diretic used to supress lactation.

Alternatives

Suggestions made at e-lactancia are done by APILAM´s pediatricians and pharmacists, and are based on updated scientific publications.
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Pharmacokinetics

Variable Value Unit
Oral Bioavail. 100 %
Molecular weight 421 daltons
Protein Binding 94 %
Tmax 4 hours
T1/2 4 hours

References

  1. Kearney L, Wright P, Fhadil S, Thomas M. Postpartum Cardiomyopathy and Considerations for Breastfeeding. Card Fail Rev. 2018 Abstract Full text (link to original source) Full text (in our servers)

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