Last update: Feb. 10, 2006

Mephenesine

High Risk for breastfeeding


Poorly safe. Evaluate carefully.
Use safer alternative or interrupt breastfeeding 3 to 7 T ½ (elimination half-lives).
Read the Comment.

It is not advisable its systemic use because of risk of sedation, vomiting and respiratory arrest.

Can be used topically but avoid applying it on the breast.

Alternatives

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.

Jose Maria Paricio, Founder & President of APILAM/e-Lactancia

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.

José María Paricio, founder of e-lactancia.

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Tradenames

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Pharmacokinetics

Variable Value Unit
Oral Bioavail. Alta - Hig %
Molecular weight 182 daltons

References

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