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ديكلوكساسيلين

Very Low Risk for breastfeeding


Safe. Compatible.
Minimal risk for breastfeeding and infant.

Penicillin that is resistant to staphylococcal penicillinase.
Administered orally or intravenously every 6 hours.

Like most penicillins (Nau 1987) it is excreted through breast milk in clinically insignificant amounts (Muysson 2020, Matsuda 1984) therefore there is no published data or even the expectation that problems could arise on the breastfeeding infants of mothers because of taking this drug

Widely used in the treatment of mastitis due to its excellent antibiotic activity against
Staphylococcus that are resistant to benzylpenicillin (Amir 2014 y 2011, Spencer 2008, Nordeng 2003, Bodley 2000).

The possibility of transitory gastroenteritis due to intestinal microbiome disruption should be taken into account (Briggs 2017, Ito 1993).

Alternatives

We do not have alternatives for ديكلوكساسيلين 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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Thank you for helping to protect and promote breastfeeding.

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Other names

ديكلوكساسيلين is Dicloxacillin in Arabic.

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Pharmacokinetics

Variable Value Unit
Oral Bioavail. 35 - 76 %
Molecular weight 470 daltons
Protein Binding 95 - 99 %
Tmax 1 - 1,5 hours
T1/2 0,5 - 1 hours
Theoretical Dose 0,008 - 0,045 mg/Kg/d
Relative Dose 0,03 - 0,5 %
Relat.Ped.Dose 0,02 - 0,1 %

References

  1. Muysson M, Datta P, Rewers-Felkins K, Baker T, Hale TW. Transfer of Dicloxacillin into Human Milk. Breastfeed Med. 2020 Nov;15(11):715-717. Abstract
  2. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, Towers CV, Forinash AB. Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation: A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk. Wolters Kluwer Health. Tenth edition (acces on line) 2015
  3. Amir LH; Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine Protocol Committee. ABM Clinical Protocol #4: Mastitis, Revised March 2014. Breastfeed Med. 2014;9(5):239-243. Abstract Full text (link to original source) Full text (in our servers)
  4. Amir LH. y el Comité de protocolos de la Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine. Protocolo clínico de la ABM n.o 4: Mastitis, modi cado en marzo de 2014. Breastfeed Med. 2014;9(5):239-243. Abstract Full text (link to original source) Full text (in our servers)
  5. Amir LH, Pirotta MV, Raval M. Breastfeeding--evidence based guidelines for the use of medicines. Aust Fam Physician. 2011 Sep;40(9):684-90. Review. Abstract Full text (link to original source) Full text (in our servers)
  6. Spencer JP. Management of mastitis in breastfeeding women. Am Fam Physician. 2008 Abstract Full text (link to original source) Full text (in our servers)
  7. Nordeng H, Tufte E, Nylander G. [Treatment of mastitis in general practice]. Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen. 2003 Abstract
  8. Bodley V, Powers D. Case management of a breastfeeding mother with persistent oversupply and recurrent breast infections. J Hum Lact. 2000 Abstract
  9. Ito S, Blajchman A, Stephenson M, Eliopoulos C, Koren G. Prospective follow-up of adverse reactions in breast-fed infants exposed to maternal medication. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1993 May;168(5):1393-9. Abstract
  10. Nau H. Clinical pharmacokinetics in pregnancy and perinatology. II. Penicillins. Dev Pharmacol Ther. 1987 Abstract
  11. Matsuda S. Transfer of antibiotics into maternal milk. Biol Res Pregnancy Perinatol. 1984;5(2):57-60. Abstract

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