Last update: July 31, 2016
Minimal risk for breastfeeding and infant.
Tiny amount of Cephalosporin is excreted into human milk.
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.
Eleventh WHO Model List of Essential Drugs 2002: Compatible with breastfeeding.
We do not have alternatives for Ceftazidime 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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