Last update Dec. 1, 2004

Sodium-Radioactive Isotope

High Risk

Poorly safe. Evaluate carefully. Use safer alternative or interrupt breastfeeding 3 to 7 T ½ (elimination half-lives). Read the Comment.

Pump-out breast milk and keep it frozen for some days before procedure is held. After test is completed, keep-on pumping the breast to maintain milk production and dispose extracted milk for the next 16 days. Meanwhile, use frozen milk or formula to feed the baby. Choose those radionucleotide drugs with the shortest half-life span available.


We do not have alternatives for Sodium-Radioactive Isotope.

Suggestions made at e-lactancia are done by APILAM team, and are based on updated scientific publications. It is not intended to replace the relationship you have with your doctor but to compound it.

Jose Maria Paricio, Founder & President of APILAM/e-Lactancia

Your contribution is essential for this service to continue to exist. We need the generosity of people like you who believe in the benefits of breastfeeding.

Thank you for helping to protect and promote breastfeeding.

José María Paricio, founder of e-lactancia.


Sodium-Radioactive Isotope belongs to this group or family:


Variable Value Unit
Tmax 2 hours
T1/2 15 hours


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