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Lactation Safety Information
10th December 2014
What advice should be given to patients with porphyria who intend to travel?
Most travel vaccines are safe in the acute porphyrias, but there has been an unpublished report of an acute porphyria attack following yellow fever vaccination.…
5th September 2014
Malaria prophylaxis - what can be given to breastfeeding mothers?
Wherever possible, travelling into endemic countries should be delayed until after the lactation period. If travelling is unavoidable, the appropriate malaria prophylaxis must be chosen,…
20th May 2012
Safety in Lactation: Antimalarials
Wherever possible, travelling into endemic countries should be delayed until after the lactation period. The drug chosen, whether for treatment or prophylaxis, should be based…
20th May 2012
Safety in Lactation: Drugs for pneumocystis pneumonia
The treatment of pneumocystis pneumonia often involves combination therapy of a number of different antibiotics, and should involve specialist input. The mother’s concomitant illness (such…
Artemether + Lumefantrine (1)
Proguanil + Atovaquone (2)
Pyrimethamine + Sulfadoxine (1)
Shortages, Discontinuations and Patent Expiries (1)
Patent Expiries (1)
Infection and infectious diseases (1)
Nutritional and metabolic disorders (1)
Obstetrics and gynaecology (1)
Paediatric and neonatal medicine (1)
Travel Medicine (2)
Safety in Lactation (2)
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