Last update: March 27, 2015
Minimal risk for breastfeeding and infant.
Used for treatment of insomnia.
It is excreted in non-significant clinical amount into breast milk.
Foods with high fat content may delay absorption by the gut. A low oral bioavailability decreases the pass of it from the mother's milk to the infant's plasma, except in prematures or in the early neonatal period, when a higher intestinal absorption may occur.
Not commercially available in Spain
We do not have alternatives for Zaleplon 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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