Last update: Aug. 9, 2014

Aminobenzoic Acid

Low Risk for breastfeeding

Moderately safe. Probably compatible.
Mild risk possible. Follow up recommended.
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Photo-sensibility reactions and Vitiligo have been reported after systemic use.

It is a product of null or scanty usefulness and should be dismissed.

PABA is not contained in breast-milk. Such deficiency protects against malarial infection since PABA is a growth factor for Plasmodium.


We do not have alternatives for Aminobenzoic Acid.

Suggestions made at e-lactancia are done by APILAM´s pediatricians and pharmacists, and are based on updated scientific publications.
It is not intended to replace the relationship you have with your doctor but to compound it.

Jose Maria Paricio, Founder & President of APILAM/e-Lactancia

Your contribution is essential for this service to continue to exist. We need the generosity of people like you who believe in the benefits of breastfeeding.

Thank you for helping to protect and promote breastfeeding.

José María Paricio, founder of e-lactancia.

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Variable Value Unit
Molecular weight 137 daltons


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