Last update: Oct. 28, 2014
Poorly safe. Evaluate carefully.
Use safer alternative or interrupt breastfeeding 3 to 7 T ½ (elimination half-lives).
Read the Comment.
Rizomes and roots are used.
It contains saponids, phytoestrogens, and other substances.
Attributed effect: estrogenic stimulation.
Indications according to Commission E of German Ministry of Health: pre-menstrual dysmenorrhea, menopause.
Maximal daily dose: 40 mg of drug equivalent. Do not use it for longer than 6 months
Estrogen-agonist may decrease breast milk production and alter its composition.
We do not have alternatives for Black-Cohosh.
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 Asociación Pro Lactancia Materna (APROLAM) from Mexico
Would you like to recommend the use of e-lactancia? Write to us at corporate mail of APILAM