Last update: Aug. 12, 2014
Not risky for breastfeeding or infant.
It is a fine Zinc-containing powder compounded with a small amount of Iron oxide.
Effectiveness for itching relief has not been shown.
We do not have alternatives for Calamine 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.
It is not intended to replace the relationship you have with your doctor but to compound it.
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