Safety in Lactation: Drugs used in nausea and vertigo

21 September 2020Additional information relating to breastfeeding To be used in conjunction with individual drug entries for specific information and guidance. The choice of anti-emetic will depend…
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Medicine Compliance Aid Stability


Tablets f/c 10mg
G2 · Green 2No stability data is available, but manufacturer suggests it is suitable for use in CAs.
Protect from light
Protect from light.
21 January 2015

Lactation Safety Information

Metoclopramide (for inadequate lactation)
Prochlorperazine (as anti-emetic)
Unlicensed as a galactogogue in the UK
Significant published evidence of safety which shows small amounts in breast milk
Drug of choice for inadequate lactation
Domperidone should not be used if the mother or infant has a cardiac disorder, liver impairment or are receiving treatment with drugs known to affect the QT interval or potent CYP3A4 inhibitors, when metoclopramide preferred for inadequate lactation
A maternal daily dose of 30mg domperidone for one week should not usually be exceeded
22 January 2020