Last update: Sept. 5, 2014
Not risky for breastfeeding or infant.
Used for local treatment of Ulcerative Colitis
A low absorption makes a significant excretion into breast milk unlikely. Because of a high serum protein-binding capacity, the presence in the milk is more unlikely.
A low oral bioavailability protects the infant by limiting absorption of drug.
Most expert's opinion is that topical, oral or inhaled steroid medication is compatible with breastfeeding,
We do not have alternatives for Budesonide Rectal 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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