Last update: Aug. 12, 2014
Minimal risk for breastfeeding and infant.
Monobactamic antibiotic which is similar to penicillins.
It is excreted into breast milk in insignificant amount. Not absorbed by the intestine.
No adversed effects on breastfed babies have been reported.
It is commonly prescribed to children and newborns.
Be aware of false negative bacterial cultures in the infant when the mother is on antibiotics.
American Academy of Pediatrics: Maternal Medication Usually Compatible With Breastfeeding
We do not have alternatives for Aztreonam 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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