Last update May 4, 2020
Is a centrally acting skeletal muscle relaxant with depressant effect on the central nervous system.
Oral administration 4 times a day.
At latest update no relevant data on this subject were found in connection with breastfeeding.
Despite excretion into breast milk is likely, the elimination rate is quite rapid.
Whenever possible use a minimal dose and let it to pass two hours until the next feed.
Watch for occurrence of symptoms like sedation and feeding refusal in the infant.
Avoid in infants younger than one month of age.
We do not have alternatives for Methocarbamol.
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 Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine - 2012 of United States of America
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