Last update: Aug. 12, 2014
Minimal risk for breastfeeding and infant.
It is used topically to depict local lesion in the eye. Also used intravenously as a dye for angiographic test procedures.
It is a photo-sensitizing drug: avoid using it in mothers whose infants are on phototherapy.
American Academy of Pediatrics: Maternal Medication Usually Compatible With Breastfeeding.
We do not have alternatives for Fluorescein 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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