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Safety in Lactation: Non-beta lactam antibiotics and antibacterials

8 September 2021To be used in conjunction with individual drug entries for specific information and guidance. Aminoglycosides Only small or negligible amounts of aminoglycosides are found in…

How should medicines be dosed in children who are obese?

28 May 2021Review on how to calculate medicine doses in children who are obese which includes a table on commonly prescribed medicines.

Safety in Lactation: Anti-infective eye preparations

30 October 2020Anti-infective preparations for ophthalmic use have limited systemic absorption in the mother, and pose negligible risk to a breastfed infant. Systemic absorption from eye drops…

Safety in Lactation: Drugs for otitis externa

17 September 2020Preparations for treating otitis externa have limited systemic absorption in the mother, and pose negligible risk to a breastfed infant. There is no published evidence…

When should gentamicin levels be taken after once daily administration?

7 August 2019Once daily dosing of gentamicin has been shown to be at least as effective as and not more toxic than a multiple daily dosing regimen.…
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Lactation Safety Information

Parenteral

Parenteral
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Limited published evidence of safety
Small amounts in breast milk
Minimal absorption from the infant's GI tract, although some reports of small amounts in neonatal serum
24 September 2020

For ophthalmic use

For ophthalmic use
Yes
24 September 2020

For use in the ear

For use in the ear
Yes
There are no additional risks when used in combination aural products containing hydrocortisone
24 September 2020