Last update: Aug. 21, 2016
Moderately safe. Probably compatible.
Mild risk possible. Follow up recommended.
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Used for treatment of CMV retinitis in HIV patients.
Toxic effect on kidney function
Topically used for intralesional treatment of recurrent laringeal papillomatosis caused by the Human Papilloma Virus, even in infants and children, without side effects. Serum level after intralesional injection varies from 0 to 0.4 mg/L, which is fifty times lower than after intravenous administration.
Excretion into breast milk is unknown but absorption by the intestine should be very poor.
We do not have alternatives for Cidofovir (Topical Use).
Suggestions made at e-lactancia are done by APILAM´s pediatricians and pharmacists, and are based on updated scientific publications.
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