Last update June 12, 2019
Sympathomimetic drug that is topically used for treatment of nose or the eye.
On last update no relevant published data related to breastfeeding were found.
A small dose together with a low plama level of most nasal and ophthalmologic compounds make that a significant excretion into breast milk would be unlikely.
Avoid high dosing and do not use for longer than 3 days: as an adrenergic agonist drug it could be absorbed and a cause of side effects (vascular hypertension or hypotension, irritability, heart arrhythmia) in both the mother and the infant.
Long term maintained doses may decrease milk production.
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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