Safety in Lactation: Anti-inflammatory eye preparations

18 September 2020This section excludes ophthalmic corticosteroids. Anti-inflammatory preparations for ophthalmic use have limited systemic absorption in the mother, and pose negligible risk to a breastfed infant.…

Which oral antihistamines are safe to use whilst breastfeeding?

10 May 2018This Q & A looks at the use of non-sedating and sedating antihistamines during breastfeeding Summary There are very limited studies or case reports for…

Safety in Lactation: Drugs used for allergic conditions

22 May 2017Additional information relating to breastfeeding To be used in conjunction with individual drug entries for specific information and guidance. Antihistamines Non-sedating antihistamines (NSA) are preferred…
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Medicine Compliance Aid Stability

ZaditenSwedish Orphan Biovitrum Ltd

Swedish Orphan Biovitrum Ltd
Tablet 1mg
A2 · Amber 2No stability data is available, the manufacturer does not, or cannot recommend use in CAs but there are no theoretical concerns with the product.
No special precautions for storage
No special requirements for storage
29 September 2015

Lactation Safety Information


Cetirizine/Loratadine. If a sedating antihistamine required chlorphenamine is preferred (see summary
Sedating antihistamine
No published evidence of safety
Long half-life increases risk of accumulation in breastfed infants
Monitor infant for drowsiness
18 September 2020

For ophthalmic use

For ophthalmic use
18 September 2020