Last update: Feb. 20, 2015
Not risky for breastfeeding or infant.
At latest update, relevant published data on excretion into breast milk were not found.
Absorption through the skin and mucosa is nil, in addition it is known to be almost nil via gastrointestinal tract. Hence, it is unlikely its appearance in the mother's plasma or the milk.
Authorized medication for use in small infants and newborns.
It is recommended to avoid putting creams, gels and other products for local use that could contain paraffin (mineral oil) on the nipple, in order to keep from absorbing it by the child.
WHO Model List of Essential Medicines (2002): compatible with breastfeeding.
We do not have alternatives for Nystatin since it is relatively safe.
It is not intended to replace the relationship you have with your doctor but to compound it.
Thank you for helping to protect and promote breastfeeding.
e-lactancia is a resource recommended by Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine from United States of America
Would you like to recommend the use of e-lactancia? Write to us at corporate mail of APILAM