Last update Jan. 1, 2020
Very Low Risk
Antibacterial with action and uses similar to ampicillin. Ampicillin prodrug; It is metabolized during absorption and transformed into ampicillin.
Oral administration twice day.
It is excreted in breast milk in a clinically non-significant amount (Matsuda 1984).
The possibility of transient gastroenteritis due to alteration of the intestinal flora in infants whose mothers take antibiotics should be taken into account (Briggs 2017, Ito 1993).
Ampicillin, the active drug of bacampicilna, is compatible with breastfeeding.
We do not have alternatives for Bacampicillin Hydrochloride since it is relatively safe.
Suggestions made at e-lactancia are done by APILAM team of health professionals, and are based on updated scientific publications. It is not intended to replace the relationship you have with your doctor but to compound it. The pharmaceutical industry contraindicates breastfeeding, mistakenly and without scientific reasons, in most of the drug data sheets.
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e-lactancia is a resource recommended by Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine - 2006 of United States of America
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