Last update: Nov. 4, 2015
Minimal risk for breastfeeding and infant.
It contains 67% of Iodine.
A number of dye materials (iodine based or not) used on diagnostic imaging procedures (x-Ray, CAT scan, MRI) are compatible with breastfeeding since they are inert, metabolize rapidly without leaving free iodine and are not or very little absorbed by the gastrointestinal tract.
American Academy of Pediatrics: Maternal Medication Usually Compatible With Breastfeeding.
We do not have alternatives for Iopanoic 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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