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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…
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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