Last update March 20, 2019
Non-narcotic cough suppressant which is similar to the lclc anesthetic Tetracaine.
Oral administration in three daily doses
At latest update no published data on excretion into breast milk were found.
A product without well known pharmacokinetics (Bishop 2017) that has caused serious poisoning in children and adults after oral ingestion (Bishop 2017, McLawhorn 2013, Timan 2012, Cohen 2011, FDA 2010, Winter 2010, Crouch 1998, Cohan 1986).
The scarcity of known pharmacokinetic data does not allow to predict the possible transfer into breastmilk,
Until there is more published data on this drug in relation to breastfeeding, safer known alternatives may be preferable, especially during the neonatal period and in cases of prematurity.
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. The pharmaceutical industry contraindicates breastfeeding, mistakenly and without scientific reasons, in most of the drug data sheets.
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e-lactancia is a resource recommended by Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine - 2006 of United States of America
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