Last update Sept. 4, 2014
Its high molecular weight and plasma protein binding make excretion into breast milk unlikely
Terbutaline which is a related medication is excreted insignificantly in breast milk.
Plasma levels after inhalation of Salmeterol which is a related drug are insignificant.
Inhaled medication should of choice because a lower dose and fewer excretion into breast milk.
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