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Safety in Lactation: Tetracyclines

25 September 2020If other antibiotics are not appropriate, tetracycline is the preferred drug from this group. Short term use (less than 3 weeks duration) is acceptable for…

Which medicines are considered safe for use in the acute porphyrias?

29 May 2020This updated Medicines Q&A presents a table of the medicines considered safe for use in the acute porphyrias. Inclusion of a drug does not guarantee…

If antidepressant-induced hyponatraemia has been diagnosed, how should the depression be treated?

10 June 2019This Medicines Q&A evaluates the evidence available on the management of depression in patients with antidepressant-induced hyponatraemia. Summary Most antidepressants are associated with hyponatraemia, with…
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Medicine Compliance Aid Stability

genericAmdipharm Mercury Co Ltd

Amdipharm Mercury Co Ltd
generic
Capsules 150mg
A3 · Amber 3No stability data is available. There are theoretical concerns with use in CAs, which may be mitigated by risk minimisation.
Airtight container
Protect from light
Protect from light and store in airtight containers.
18 March 2015

Lactation Safety Information

As antibacterial

As antibacterial
Tetracycline
Limited published evidence of safety
Small amounts in breast milk
4 August 2020

For hyponatraemia

For hyponatraemia
No direct published evidence of safety
Theoretical effects on dental enamel and bone deposition have not been confirmed in practice, but risk may increase with long-term treatment. Oral absorption by infant probably inhibited by calcium in breast milk
Monitor infant for gastro-intestinal disturbances and oral candida infection
4 August 2020