Last update: Feb. 20, 2016
Minimal risk for breastfeeding and infant.
It is excreted in breast milk in clinically non-significant amount. No problems have been observed in infants whose mothers were treated.
Medication which is used in infants from the second month of age.
Take into account the possibility of negative false results of cultures from febrile infants whose mothers are taking antibiotics as well as the possibility of acute diarrhea due to imbalance of the intestinal flora.
The American Academy of Pediatric states that it is usually compatible with breastfeeding medication.
WHO List of Essential Medicines from 2002 has classified it as compatible with breastfeeding.
We do not have alternatives for Trimethoprim 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.
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