Last update: Dec. 1, 2004
Moderately safe. Probably compatible.
Mild risk possible. Follow up recommended.
Read the Comment.
Most cardiac diseases on the mother when compensated by appropriate treatment are not a contraindication of breastfeeding. Dosage has to be adjusted and cardiovascular drugs properly chosen.
Use low dosing of diuretic drugs because the mammary gland acts as a secretory organ for about 1 liter of fluid every day.
WHO and AAP consider hydrochorotizide to be safe during breastfeeding.
We do not have alternatives for Maternal Cardiopathy.
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 Asociación Pro Lactancia Materna (APROLAM) from Mexico
Would you like to recommend the use of e-lactancia? Write to us at corporate mail of APILAM