Last update: Jan. 21, 2017
Minimal risk for breastfeeding and infant.
Polysaccharide with a very high molecular weight which is a component of connective tissue of the organism. As a lubricant, it is a major component of the synovial fluid of the joints, humor vitreo and subcutaneous tissue.
It is used as a topically applied compound for infiltration in the eyes, joints, skin and wounds for healing, cosmetic and surgical purposes.
At latest update no published data on excretion into breast milk were found.
With a high molecular weight, excretion into breast milk seems unlikely.
Because of a low oral bioavailability, the absorption to the infant's plasma from ingested breast milk is greatly impeded.
In addition, it is a natural component of the human body.
We do not have alternatives for Hyaluronic 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.
It is not intended to replace the relationship you have with your doctor but to compound it.
Your contribution is essential for this service to continue to exist. We need the generosity of people like you who believe in the benefits of breastfeeding.
Thank you for helping to protect and promote breastfeeding.
e-lactancia is a resource recommended by Instituto de Salud Infantil, Grecia-Institute of Child's Health in Greece
Would you like to recommend the use of e-lactancia? Write to us at corporate mail of APILAM