Last update: Dec. 1, 2004
Moderately safe. Probably compatible.
Mild risk possible. Follow up recommended.
Read the Comment.
Stimulant, cathartic laxative drug that is irritant to intestinal mucosa. Chronic use or abuse may be a cause of hydroelectrolytic derangement in the mother and diarrhea in the infant. Safer laxative drugs are those bulk-inducing, osmotic, emollient or stool softener agents.
A balanced and fiber-rich diet, high fluid intake and physical exercise are of paramount importance to fight constipation.
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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Thank you for helping to protect and promote breastfeeding.
e-lactancia is a resource recommended by Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine - 2012 from United States of America
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