Last update: April 17, 2016
Minimal risk for breastfeeding and infant.
Polyhydric alcohol derived from sugar which is found naturally in corn and some fruits with half sweetening power than sucrose.
It is not found in breast milk. Affected patients with Hereditary Fructose Intolerance become symptomatic with the introduction of fruits that contain fructose, sucrose or sorbitol during weaning.
At latest update no published data were found on excretion into breast milk.
Its low intestinal absorption makes it unlikely the passage of significant amounts into breast milk and the subsequent absorption by the infant.
We do not have alternatives for Sorbitol since it is relatively safe.
Suggestions made at e-lactancia are done by APILAM´s pediatricians and pharmacists, and are based on updated scientific publications.
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