Last update: Jan. 15, 2019
Not risky for breastfeeding or infant.
A topical antiseptic used in the local symptomatic relief of minor mouth and throat infections (Weckmann 2017, McNally 2011).
Oral administration via lozenge up to 4 times a day.
Since the last update we have not found published data on its excretion in breastmilk.
The small dose and rapid elimination make it unlikely that it will transfer into breastmilk in significant amounts.
Side effects are mild and infrequent (AEMPS 2017, Beckmann 2017, MEB 2015, MHRA 2011).
The manufacturer does not contraindicate it during breastfeeding (MHRA 2011).
We do not have alternatives for Amylmetacresol since it is relatively safe.
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.
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e-lactancia is a resource recommended by Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine from United States of America
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