Last update Aug. 12, 2014

Benzoic Acid

Very Low Risk

Safe. Compatible. Minimal risk for breastfeeding and infant.

Anti-fungal and wound healing agent for topical use.

Do not apply it on the nipple or areola.

Alternatives

We do not have alternatives for Benzoic Acid since it is relatively safe.

Suggestions made at e-lactancia are done by APILAM team, 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.

Group

Benzoic Acid belongs to this group or family:

Tradenames

Main tradenames from several countries containing Benzoic Acid in its composition:

Pharmacokinetics

Variable Value Unit
Molecular weight 122 daltons

References

  1. WHO / UNICEF. BREASTFEEDING AND MATERNAL MEDICATION Recommendations for Drugs in the Eleventh WHO Model List of Essential Drugs. Department of Child and Adolescent Health and Development (WHO/UNICEF) 2002 Full text (link to original source) Full text (in our servers)

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