Last update May 19, 2021
Very Low Risk
We do not have alternatives for Xenon since it is relatively safe.
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Noble, inert, non-explosive gas, present in the atmosphere at a low concentration.
Mixed with oxygen it is used as a general anesthetic.
Its lack of metabolism in the body, rapid pulmonary elimination in a few minutes and lack of fat solubility explain why xenon levels in breast milk are undetectable after xenon anesthesia (Stuttmann 2010).
If any trace of xenon were left in breast milk, it would diffuse into the air in a matter of seconds (Stuttmann 2010) and, furthermore, its zero oral bioavailability prevents the passage into the infant’s plasma from ingested breast milk.
After xenon anesthesia, the mother can breastfeed as soon as she is awake, alert, and fit and able to hold her baby.
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