Last update: April 17, 2016
Very unsafe. Contraindicated.
Use of an alternative or cessation of breastfeeding.
Psychostimulant drug that is used as an anorectic in the treatment of obesity.
With similar action than Dexamphetamine. It can cause insomnia, anorexia and nervousness.
At latest update no published data were found on excretion into breast milk.
Pharmacokinetic data make it likely the passage into milk in an amount that may be significant.
Breastfeeding women usually regain their body weight, previous to pregnancy, sooner than those who do not breastfeed.
Given the increased risk for cardiac valvular disorders and psychotic reactions, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) ordered the withdrawal from marketing in the European Union on 2000.
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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Thank you for helping to protect and promote breastfeeding.
e-lactancia is a resource recommended by Confederación Nacional de Pediatría (CONAPEME) from Mexico
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