Last update: Aug. 12, 2014


Very Low Risk for breastfeeding

Safe. Compatible.
Minimal risk for breastfeeding and infant.

Inhaled bronchodilator drugs are preferred because of a lower secretion into breast milk.


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

Isoprenaline is also known as


Main tradenames from several countries containing Isoprenaline in its composition:


Variable Value Unit
Oral Bioavail. < 20 %
Molecular weight 211 daltons
Tmax 0,2 hours
T1/2 2 hours


  1. WHO / UNICEF. BREASTFEEDING AND MATERNAL MEDICATION Recommendations for Drugs in the Eleventh WHO Model List of Essential Drugs. Department of Child and Adolescent Health and Development (WHO/UNICEF) 2002 Full text (link to original source) Full text (in our servers)
  2. Reyes G, Schwartz PH, Newth CJ, Eldadah MK. The pharmacokinetics of isoproterenol in critically ill pediatric patients. J Clin Pharmacol. 1993 Abstract
  3. Morgan DJ. Clinical pharmacokinetics of beta-agonists. Clin Pharmacokinet. 1990 Abstract

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