Last update: Nov. 24, 2014
Mild risk possible. Follow up recommended.
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Hyperprolactinemia by itself is not a contraindication while breastfeeding. There is experience about long-lasting breastfeeding from 8 to 33 months long without encountering any problem (even when patients have taken Bromocriptine).
If because an increased level of prolactinemia it would require medication, it is preferred to use Bromocriptine or Lisuride instead of Cabergoline because a lesser storage in blood, lesser passage to breast milk and poor absorption by the infant, even though, they are worst tolerated by the mother.
We do not have alternatives for Maternal Hyperprolactinemia.
Suggestions made at e-lactancia are done by APILAM´s pediatricians and pharmacists, and are based on updated scientific publications.
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