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Safety in Lactation: Antidepressants

21 October 2020Additional information relating to breastfeeding To be used in conjunction with individual drug entries for specific information and guidance. Monamine-oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) Due to the…

Safety in Lactation: Antipsychotics

22 September 2020Additional information relating to breastfeeding To be used in conjunction with individual drug entries for specific information and guidance. Oral and non-depot antipsychotics with less…
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Lactation Safety Information

Depot injection

Depot injection
Haloperidol depot injection
Very limited published information of safety
Maternal depot injections of 40mg every 2 weeks produce low levels in milk but long half-life increases risk of accumulation in breastfed infant
Monitor infant for sedation, poor feeding, behavioural effects, extrapyramidal symptoms, and developmental milestones
9 November 2018