Last update: Dec. 1, 2004
Moderately safe. Probably compatible.
Mild risk possible. Follow up recommended.
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It metabolizes to terbutaline which has a short half-life span (3-4 hours).
Inhaled bronchodilator drugs are preferred because of a lower secretion into breast milk.
We do not have alternatives for Bambuterol-Hcl.
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