Last update: Oct. 28, 2014
Poorly safe. Evaluate carefully.
Use safer alternative or interrupt breastfeeding 3 to 7 T ½ (elimination half-lives).
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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.
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