Last update Dec. 1, 2004


Very High Risk

Very unsafe. Contraindicated. Use of an alternative or cessation of breastfeeding. Read the Comment.

It has been market for serum lipid control in Spain. In fact it is an adrenergic-agonist drug which is used for obesity treatment. It may be a cause of insomnia, anorexia and irritability. Breastfeeding women return to pre-pregnancy body weight sooner than bottle-feeding mothers.


  • Hypocaloric Diet ( Safe. Compatible. Minimal risk for breastfeeding and infant.)

Suggestions made at e-lactancia are done by APILAM team of health professionals, and are based on updated scientific publications. It is not intended to replace the relationship you have with your doctor but to compound it.

Jose Maria Paricio, Founder & President of APILAM/e-Lactancia

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.

José María Paricio, founder of e-lactancia.


Benfluorex-Hcl belongs to this group or family:


Main tradenames from several countries containing Benfluorex-Hcl in its composition:


Variable Value Unit
Molecular weight 351 daltons
Tmax 2 hours


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