Last update April 17, 2016
Very Low Risk
Antifungal agent that is used as a component of creams, gels, suspensions or pessaries.
At latest update no published data were found on excretion into breast milk.
Less than 5% of the applied dose is absorbed.
Because the small dose used and low level achieved in the plasma of most topical dermatological preparations make unlikely the passage of significant amounts into breast milk.
Even more, its high plasma protein-binding capacity makes unlikely excretion into milk.
Do not apply on the chest to prevent infant ingestion; otherwise, apply it after a feeding and clean thoroughly with water before the next one.
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 Asociación Pro Lactancia Materna (APROLAM) of Mexico
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