Last update: June 4, 2016
Not risky for breastfeeding or infant.
Amino-monosaccharide that is a component of chitin, mucopolysaccharides and mucoproteins which is synthesized naturally in the body, found in cartilage, tendons and ligaments.
Very abundant in seafood.
It is used, without clearly scientific evidence of its efficacy, as an adjuvant treatment of osteoarthritis.
N-acetylglucosamine is a derivative of glucosamine which is found naturally in breast milk.
At latest update published were not found data on excretion in breast milk.
Its low bioavailability and rapid disappearance of the plasma stream makes it unlikely the pass into milk in significant amounts. It is a natural product with a very low toxic potential.
We do not have alternatives for Glucosamine 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 Confederación Nacional de Pediatría (CONAPEME) from Mexico
Would you like to recommend the use of e-lactancia? Write to us at corporate mail of APILAM