Last update: Jan. 7, 2018
Not risky for breastfeeding or infant.
Main component (>45%) of Oxerutins that are derived from a naturally occurring Bioflavonoid, Rutin.
Flavonoids are phenolic compounds naturally occurring that are abundantly present in plants and seaweed.
We take it from fruits, vegetables, tea and red wine (as a few examples)
Most important types are: anthocyanins, chalcons, flavonols, flavones, flavonoids and tannins. No risk for toxic nor side-effects in humans have been found.
They appear naturally in the breast milk in amounts related to mother's diet.
Attributed anti-oxidant activity and other properties that have not been fully shown yet (Martinez 2016, Morling 2015, Cohen 2012), as amelioration of capillary vessel function which is a reason to be used for treatment of venous insufficiency (varicose veins) and prevention of arteriosclerosis.
We do not have alternatives for Troxérutine 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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