Last update: Sept. 4, 2014
Poorly safe. Evaluate carefully.
Use safer alternative or interrupt breastfeeding 3 to 7 T ½ (elimination half-lives).
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Appears as part of many compounds for cough relief, mucolytics, expectorants and nose decongestants. Single drug (one active principle only) medicines should be preferred mostly while breastfeeding.
On latest update relevant data on breastfeeding was not found.
Pharmacokinetic data indicates that drug excretion into breast milk may occur.
Withheld from marketing in many countries because of hypertension and severe side effects.
We do not have alternatives for Phenylpropanolamine.
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.
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.
e-lactancia is a resource recommended by Confederación Nacional de Pediatría (CONAPEME) from Mexico
Would you like to recommend the use of e-lactancia? Write to us at corporate mail of APILAM