Last update: Nov. 29, 2019
Moderately safe. Probably compatible.
Mild risk possible. Follow up recommended.
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Sulfonamide with properties similar to those of sulfamethoxazole.
Used topically (dermatological and vaginal) for the treatment of susceptible infections.
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.
Vaginally it can be absorbed in variable quantity (PDR 2019). Do not use vaginally during the neonatal period and in deficit of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (AEHH2012).
Do not apply on nipple-areola so as to avoid its ingestion by the infant; alternatively clean before breastfeeding.
Suggestions made at e-lactancia are done by APILAM´s pediatricians and pharmacists, and are based on updated scientific publications.
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