Last update: July 2, 2014

Dalfopristin

Low Risk for breastfeeding


Moderately safe. Probably compatible.
Mild risk possible. Follow up recommended.
Read the Comment.

Estreptogramin antibacterial.

It has been marketed in combination with quinupristin in Spain. Be aware of the possibility of false negative results of bacterial cultures when the mother is on antibiotics.

Alternatives

We do not have alternatives for Dalfopristin.

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

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Thank you for helping to protect and promote breastfeeding.

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Group

Dalfopristin belongs to this group or family:

Tradenames

Main tradenames from several countries containing Dalfopristin in its composition:

Pharmacokinetics

Variable Value Unit
Oral Bioavail. 0 %
Molecular weight 691 daltons
Protein Binding 56 %
Tmax 1 hours
T1/2 1,5 hours

References

  1. Mitrano JA, Spooner LM, Belliveau P. Excretion of antimicrobials used to treat methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections during lactation: safety in breastfeeding infants. Pharmacotherapy. 2009 Sep;29(9):1103-9. Abstract

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