Last update: Aug. 14, 2020
Minimal risk for breastfeeding and infant.
Erythorbic acid is the stereoisomer of l-ascorbic acid but it has very little vitamin-C potency.
It is used as antoxidant in foods and oral pharmaceutical preparations.
Since the last update we have not found any published data on its excretion in breast milk.
Its lack of toxicity and the small dose used make it compatible with breastfeeding.
We do not have alternatives for Erythorbic Acid 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.
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