Last update Jan. 29, 2017
Very Low Risk
A laxative which acts as stimulant in the intestine.
A low oral bioavailability due to minimal intestinal absorption that renders the plasma levels being very low would explain the non passage to breast milk observed (undetectable levels: Friedrich 2011).
On prevention or treating constipation, it is essential a balanced and rich-in-fiber diet along with a lot of fluids and physical exercise.
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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