Last update: June 9, 2018
Very unsafe. Contraindicated.
Use of an alternative or cessation of breastfeeding.
An anticoagulant derived from indandione. Vitamin K antagonist.
Used less and less due to its serious side effects, which is why it has been withdrawn from sale in many countries (AAP 2001).
It is excreted in breastmilk in significant amounts (Goguel 1970).
There is a published a case of severe scrotal hematoma after surgical intervention (herniorrhaphy) in an infant whose mother was being treated with phenindione (Eckstein 1970).
Suggestions made at e-lactancia are done by APILAM´s pediatricians and pharmacists, and are based on updated scientific publications.
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