Last update: July 5, 2015
Not risky for breastfeeding or infant.
On last update relevant published data concerning breastfeeding were not found.
Pharmacokinetic data suggest that excretion into breast milk would be significant. However, it is considered safe for treatment of parasite infections like Amebiasis in children, with a dosage for children weighing over 5 kg that has been established by the manufacturer.
It is a medication included in a same group and similar properties of Metronidazole.
We do not have alternatives for Secnidazole 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.
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