Last update: March 27, 2015
Not risky for breastfeeding or infant.
Used for treatment of insomnia.
It is excreted in non-significant clinical amount into breast milk.
Foods with high fat content may delay absorption by the gut. A low oral bioavailability decreases the pass of it from the mother's milk to the infant's plasma, except in prematures or in the early neonatal period, when a higher intestinal absorption may occur.
Not commercially available in Spain
We do not have alternatives for Zaleplon 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.
It is not intended to replace the relationship you have with your doctor but to compound it.
Your contribution is essential for this service to continue to exist. We need the generosity of people like you who believe in the benefits of breastfeeding.
Thank you for helping to protect and promote breastfeeding.
e-lactancia is a resource recommended by Instituto de Salud Infantil, Grecia-Institute of Child's Health in Greece
Would you like to recommend the use of e-lactancia? Write to us at corporate mail of APILAM