Safety in Lactation: Drugs used in nasal allergy

Sarah Fenner, Acting Co-Director, Midlands and East Medicines Advice Service (Midlands site) & UK Drugs in Lactation Advisory ServicePublished

Drugs used for nasal allergy have limited systemic absorption in the mother, and pose negligible risk to a breastfed infant. There is no published evidence of safety or milk levels for any of the listed drugs when used intranasally.