Last update: Dec. 27, 2020


High Risk for breastfeeding

Poorly safe. Evaluate carefully.
Use safer alternative or interrupt breastfeeding 3 to 7 T ½ (elimination half-lives).
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Psycho-stimulant and muscarinic-cholinergic agonist that could be a cause of irritability and colicky pain in infants. It has been associated with other drugs and commercialized as a medication intended to improve memory and lessen physical and psychological stress.

Efficacy remains unproved. As a rule, association of drugs is not recommended.


We do not have alternatives for Deanol.

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.

Jose Maria Paricio, Founder & President of APILAM/e-Lactancia

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.

José María Paricio, founder of e-lactancia.

Other names

Deanol is also known as

Deanol in other languages or writings:


Deanol belongs to this group or family:


Main tradenames from several countries containing Deanol in its composition:


Variable Value Unit
Molecular weight 89 daltons
pKa 15,59 -
Tmax 0,5 hours
T1/2 4 hours


  1. AEMPS. Denubil (Deanol-Heptaminol). Ficha técnica. 2019 Full text (in our servers)
  2. SEFAP. Sociedad Española de Farmacéuticos de Atención Primaria. Propuesta de medicamentos a desfinanciar por el Sistema Nacional de Salud. 2012 Full text (in our servers)
  3. INSALUD. Área de Gestión de Farmacia. Subdirección General de Atención Primaria. Instituto Nacional de la Salud. Utilidad terapéutica de los medicamentos financiados por el Sistema Nacional de Salud. 2001 Full text (in our servers)

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