Safety in Lactation: Drugs used in status epilepticus

5 November 2020Choice of treatment will be influenced by the clinical situation. The evidence for these drugs in breastfeeding is based on their longer-term use rather than…
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Lactation Safety Information

Phenytoin if appropriate
Prodrug of phenytoin
No published evidence of safety of fosphenytoin. Moderate published evidence of use in breastfeeding for phenytoin
Small amounts of phenytoin in breast milk
Adverse effects reported in a small number of infants with phenytoin
5 August 2020