Last update Feb. 7, 2022
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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Diprophylline is also known as
Diprophylline in other languages or writings:
Diprophylline belongs to this group or family:
|Tmax||2 - 4||hours|
|T½||3.2 ± 0.76||hours|
|Theoretical Dose||2. 4 - 3.64||mg/Kg/d|
|Relative Dose||48 - 72||%|
|Ped.Relat.Dose||17.1 - 26||%|
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Bronchodilator derived from theophylline and with less activity than this. Indicated in the treatment of asthma. Oral administration every 6 hours or intramuscularly.
It is excreted in breast milk in an amount that could be clinically significant, since the infant can receive, through breast milk, up to a quarter of the usual pediatric dose. (Jarboe 1981)
American Academy of Pediatrics: medication usually compatible with breastfeeding.(AAP 2001)
Monitor the appearance of irritability or insomnia in the infant.
Until more published data is known about this drug in relation to breastfeeding, known safer alternatives are preferable, especially during the neonatal period and in the event of prematurity.