Last update: Jan. 28, 2021
Poorly safe. Evaluate carefully.
Use safer alternative or interrupt breastfeeding 3 to 7 T ½ (elimination half-lives).
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Muscle-relaxant drug which is marketed in some countries and usually associated to acetaminophen.
Oral administration twice a day.
Since the last update we have not found any published data on its excretion in breast milk.
Seizures have been described in a 3-month-old infant on the third day the mother took 8 mg of thiocolchicoside daily (Havali 2019).
Convulsions have been reported in susceptible persons (Giavina 2009, De Riu 2001).
There is a warning on likely mutagenic effects with a prolonged use. European Medicines Agency recommends restricting use of thiocolchicoside by mouth or injection (EMA 2013).
It is a drug with very few bibliographic references.
Suggestions made at e-lactancia are done by APILAM´s pediatricians and pharmacists, and are based on updated scientific publications.
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