Last update Oct. 13, 2022
It is a penicillinase-resistant penicillin that is no longer used clinically because of its renal side effects. It has been used in the treatment of staphylococcal infections resistant to benzylpenicillin. It is inactivated by gastric acid and must be given by injection.
It is excreted in breast milk in clinically insignificant amounts. (LactMed)
The possibility of transient gastroenteritis due to alteration of the intestinal flora in infants whose mothers take antibiotics should be taken into account. (Benyamini 2005)
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 - 2012 of United States of America
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