Last update March 29, 2023
Very Low Risk
We do not have alternatives for Carbón Adsorbente since it is relatively safe.
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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Carbón Adsorbente is also known as Activated Charcoal. Here it is a list of alternative known names::
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e-lactancia is a resource recommended by Asociación Española de Bancos de Leche Humana of Spain
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Powdered carbon with high adsorption levels. Administrated orally, it adsorbs drugs and toxins, avoiding their absorption from the gastrointestinal tract. It also has uses as an antidiarrheal and antiflatulent and for marking breast lesions in mammography.
Since the last update we have not found published data about its excretion in breast milk.
Its zero intestinal absorption (AEMPS 2020 y 1998, Phebra 2018, Torbet 2005) prevents its passing into plasma and therefore into breast milk.
It use is permitted in infants under one year old. (Pediamecum 2015)
Recommendations for Drugs in the Eleventh WHO Model List of Essential Drugs: compatible with Breastfeeding. (WHO 2002)