Last update: Nov. 5, 2014
Not risky for breastfeeding or infant.
Less than 10% of Clindamycin as cream and less than 30% as ovule reaches the blood plasma.
On the other hand, clindamycin is excreted in non-significant level intro breast milk with only few cases of enterocolitis due to disturbance of intestinal flora in breastfed infants who cured spontaneously after discontinuation of drug.
The American Academy of Pediatrics rates it as compatible with breastfeeding.
We do not have alternatives for Clindamycin-Vaginal 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.
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