Last update Dec. 26, 2020
Very Low Risk
We do not have alternatives for Каламин 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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Каламин is Calamine in Cyrillic.Is written in other languages:
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It is a fine powder composed of zinc (oxide or carbonate) and a small amount of iron oxide.
Used, without evidence of its efficacy, as a skin antipruritic.
Authorized use in young infants.
Since the last update we have not found any published data on its excretion in breast milk.
The small dose and poor plasma uptake of most topical dermatological preparations make it very unlikely that significant amounts will pass into breast milk.
Do not apply on the chest to prevent the infant from ingesting it; if necessary, apply after breastfeeding and clean well with water before the next feed.
List of WHO essential medicines: compatible with breastfeeding (WHO / UNICEF 2002).