Last update: March 21, 2020
Minimal risk for breastfeeding and infant.
Mucopolysaccharidase, enzyme which is present in many body fluids (saliva, milk, tears) witn antibacterial, antiviral and anti fungal activity (Giuffrida 2018, Lönnerdal 2003, Mata 1971).
It is a protein composed of about 130 amino acids.
On latest update no relevant published data on breastfeeding were found.
Because its protein composition it would be barely absorbed by the gut, and, a high molecular weight would render excretion into breast milk unlikely.
We do not have alternatives for Lysozyme Hydrochloride 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.
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