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Safety in Lactation: Drugs for rectal and anal disorders

21 October 2020Additional information relating to breastfeeding To be used in conjunction with individual drug entries for specific information and guidance. Rectal glyceryl nitrate and diltiazem (unlicensed)…

Safety in Lactation: Parasiticidal skin preparations

21 September 2020Topical preparations for parasitic conditions, except benzyl benzoate, are considered to pose a negligible risk to a breastfeeding infant as long as precautions are taken…
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Lactation Safety Information

For scabies

For scabies
Malathion. Permethrin
Irritant and not recommended for use in children. Malathion and permethrin are preferred as first line treatment
31 July 2020

For haemorrhoids

For haemorrhoids
Local anaesthetic/ corticosteroid combination
No published evidence of safety
Effects on breastfed infant uncertain
31 July 2020