Last update Dec. 9, 2022
Very Low Risk
It is a local anesthetic and antipruritic used for the relief of pain and itching associated with minor skin conditions and anorectal disorders (minor burns, insect bites, hives from exposure to nettles and hemorrhoids). Topical application.
At the date of the last update we did not find any published data on its excretion in breast milk.
Anesthetic drugs for topical use, both dermatological and odontological, have almost nil absorption when properly used.
Accidental ingestion of Pramocaine causes oral irritation, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. (Spiller 2006)
It is irritating to the mucous membranes. Do not apply on the breast.
It has very few bibliographical references, and is sold in few countries
We do not have alternatives for Pramocaine 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.
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e-lactancia is a resource recommended by Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine - 2006 of United States of America
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