Last update: Aug. 12, 2014

Mayapple

High Risk for breastfeeding


Poorly safe. Evaluate carefully.
Use safer alternative or interrupt breastfeeding 3 to 7 T½.
Read the Comment.

Resin is extracted from roots of plant. Commission E of German Ministry of Health authorizes its use for treatment of wharfs. It is cytotoxic: do not apply it on extensive areas to avoid systemic absorption, and thoroughly wash hands after use. Highly dangerous when orally taken. Avoid using it on the breast.

Alternatives

We do not have alternatives for Mayapple.

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

Mayapple is also known as


Group

Mayapple belongs to this group or family:

Tradenames

Main tradenames from several countries containing Mayapple in its composition:

  • Doce Alivio™. Contains other elements than Mayapple in its composition

References

  1. Mannion C, Mansell D. Breastfeeding self-efficacy and the use of prescription medication: a pilot study. Obstet Gynecol Int. 2012;2012:562704. Abstract Full text (link to original source) Full text (in our servers)
  2. 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)

Total visits

2,210

Help us improve this entry

How to cite this entry

Do you need more information or did not found what you were looking for?

   Write to us at elactancia.org@gmail.com

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