Safety in Lactation: Antagonists for central and respiratory depression

Laura Kearney, Regional Principal Medicines Information Pharmacist, Midlands and East Medicines Advice Service (Midlands site) & UK Drugs in Lactation Advisory ServicePublished
Topics: Naloxone

Naloxone is indicated for the treatment opioid-induced respiratory depression. If the clinical situation warrants an intervention to the breastfeeding mother, treatment should not be withheld.