Last update: Dec. 1, 2004
Moderately safe. Probably compatible.
Mild risk possible. Follow up recommended.
Read the Comment.
It is a first generation antihistaminic and ethylenediamine drug, with a markedly sedative and anti-cholinergic effect, that could inhibit lactation. Usually available only for topical use as an itching-relief drug (doubtfully effective). Avoid using it on the breast or cleanse thoroughly before nursing.
We do not have alternatives for Tripelennamine Topical Use.
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.
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Thank you for helping to protect and promote breastfeeding.
e-lactancia is a resource recommended by Confederación Nacional de Pediatría (CONAPEME) from Mexico
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