Last update Aug. 6, 2017
Very Low Risk
Alpha-glucosidase inhibitor which acts within the gastrointestinal tract without being absorbed, reducing intestinal absorption of glucose. Very low risk of hypoglycemia in monotherapy.
Miglitol is excreted in breast milk in minute quantities (Serrano 2014, Pfizer 2012, AEMPS 2009) reaching a relative dose much less than 1%.
Diet, exercise, and breastfeeding improve blood sugar levels.
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 Asociación Española de Bancos de Leche Humana of Spain
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