Last update: March 28, 2014
Poorly safe. Evaluate carefully.
Use safer alternative or interrupt breastfeeding 3 to 7 T ½ (elimination half-lives).
Read the Comment.
Pump-out breast milk and keep it in refrigerator for some days before procedure.
After test is done, keep-on pumping the breast (to stimulate milk production), and, dispose it for 8 to 24 hours (1 week if dose is 20 Mbq=0,5mCi). Feed the baby with stored milk.
(Choose the shortest half-life span radionucleotide as possible)
We do not have alternatives for Indium-111.
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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