Last update Dec. 1, 2004
It is a first generation antihistaminic and piperidine drug with a moderately sedative effect. Minimally secreted into breast milk. Indicated for anorexia (Cyproheptadine is safer) and long-term prophylaxis of migraine (Propranolol or Valproate are considered to be safer drugs)
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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