Last update: Nov. 17, 2014
Not risky for breastfeeding or infant.
Excreted into breast milk in moderate amount that could arrive to be significant.
Most infants reported were not found of suffering clinical issues at short or long term. However, serum levels have reached a low range of therapeutic levels, with isolated cases of somnolence, poor feeding and transient liver dysfunction with associated cholestasis.
One case of Deprivation Syndrome has been reported after sudden discontinuation of medication.
The American Academy of Pediatrics rates it as usually compatible with Breastfeeding.
Eleventh WHO Model List of Essential Drugs 2002: Compatible with breastfeeding.
We do not have alternatives for Carbamazepine 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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e-lactancia is a resource recommended by Asociación Pro Lactancia Materna (APROLAM) from Mexico
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