Safety in Lactation: Drugs for the relief of soft-tissue inflammation and topical pain relief

28 October 2020Topical formulations of non-steroidal anti-inflammatories (NSAIDS) and capsaicin produce low systemic levels in the mother. Although there is no direct evidence, subsequent milk levels are…
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Lactation Safety Information

No published evidence of safety
Negligible milk levels anticipated as systemic absorption from topical formulations is low
If used on breast area, ensure complete removal of capsaicin before breastfeeding (see summary)
24 September 2020