Last update July 24, 2014

Chlortetracycline Eyedrops

Very Low Risk

Safe. Compatible. Minimal risk for breastfeeding and infant.

Like most ophthalmologic compounds for topical use, a low dose and poor absorption make it compatible with breastfeeding.

Alternatives

We do not have alternatives for Chlortetracycline Eyedrops 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.

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

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Tradenames

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Pharmacokinetics

Variable Value Unit
Molecular weight 479 daltons

References

  1. Chin KG, McPherson CE 3rd, Hoffman M, Kuchta A, Mactal-Haaf C. Use of anti-infective agents during lactation: Part 2--Aminoglycosides, macrolides, quinolones, sulfonamides, trimethoprim, tetracyclines, chloramphenicol, clindamycin, and metronidazole. J Hum Lact. 2001 Feb;17(1):54-65. Abstract

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