Last update: May 14, 2018
Minimal risk for breastfeeding and infant.
Breast feeding protect from migraine recurrence during postpartum: migraine recurred within the first postpartum month in 100% of women who bottle-fed and in only 43.2% of those who breastfed.
While breastfeeding avoid using associations of drugs and those derived from phenazone, ergotamine, barbiturates or sedative medication.
Ibuprofen and Paracetamol (Acetaminophen) are safe, alone or associated to low doses of codeine or caffeine. Metamizole (Dipyrone) is widely used in Europe and Latin America without serious side effects. Among Triptan-type drugs Sumatriptan is a more convenient medication.
For prophylaxis purposes Propanolol, several anti-epileptic (Gabapentin, Valproate) and anti-depressant drugs (Verapamil, Amitriptylin). compatible.
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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