Last update: July 1, 2015


Very Low Risk for breastfeeding

Safe. Compatible.
Not risky for breastfeeding or infant.

Mucopolysaccharidase, enzyme which is present in many body fluids (saliva, milk, tears) witn antibacterial, antiviral and antifungal activity.

On latest update no relevant published data on breastfeeding were found.

Because its protein composition it would be barely absorbed by the gut, and, a high molecular weight would render excretion into breast milk unlikely.


We do not have alternatives for Lysozyme 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.

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.

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Variable Value Unit
Oral Bioavail. 0,1 %
Molecular weight 26000 daltons


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