Last update Dec. 8, 2017
Very Low Risk
We do not have alternatives for Sildenafil 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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A 5-phosphodiesterase inhibitor used in the treatment of pulmonary hypertension, erectile dysfunction in men, Raynaud's syndrome and in other treatments due to its vasodilatory effect on smooth muscle.
Its use is authorized in small infants and neonates to treat pulmonary hypertension (Lakshminrusimha 2016, Krishnan 2010).
Sildenafil and its metabolite N-desmethylsildenafil are excreted in breast milk in clinically insignificant amounts, much lower than the dose used in newborns and infants (Wollein 2016).