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Safety in Lactation: Penicillins

5 November 2020Monitor infant for gastro-intestinal disturbances and oral candida infection, especially if used for prolonged periods or in high doses, although these effects are unlikely to…

Switching between liquid and tablet/capsule formulations – Which medicines require extra care?

17 July 2020For a small number of medicines, there are differences in equivalent doses of oral formulations of the same medicine. This Q&A considers which medicines may…

Are penicillins and cephalosporins safe in breastfeeding?

11 November 2015Penicillins and cephalosporins are the antibiotics of choice during breast-feeding. Wherever possible, it is preferable to use antibiotics which have been used clinically for longer,…