Last update: July 24, 2014
Moderately safe. Probably compatible.
Mild risk possible. Follow up recommended.
Read the Comment.
Although it is secreted into breast milk it has not been detected in infant’s blood because it forms non-absorbable chelate compounds with milk calcium. It is not convenient a long term use (more than 3-4 weeks) since damage on bone growth plates, teeth discoloration, or alteration of intestinal flora may occur. Be aware of the possibility of false negative results of bacterial cultures when the mother is on antibiotics. Withdrawn from the market in Spain.
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.
Your contribution is essential for this service to continue to exist. We need the generosity of people like you who believe in the benefits of breastfeeding.
Thank you for helping to protect and promote breastfeeding.
e-lactancia is a resource recommended by Asociación Pro Lactancia Materna (APROLAM) from Mexico
Would you like to recommend the use of e-lactancia? Write to us at corporate mail of APILAM