Last update: Dec. 1, 2004
Moderately safe. Probably compatible.
Mild risk possible. Follow up recommended.
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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.
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