Last update: March 1, 2009

Paregoric

Low Risk for breastfeeding


Moderately safe. Probably compatible.
Mild risk possible. Follow up recommended.
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Nowadays no longer used as anti-diarrheic drug.
It is not recommended anymore. Take minimal useful dose, and avoid long-term treatment.

Alternatives

We do not have alternatives for Paregoric.

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

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Thank you for helping to protect and promote breastfeeding.

José María Paricio, founder of e-lactancia.

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Pharmacokinetics

Variable Value Unit
T1/2 2 hours
M/P ratio 3,6 -

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