Safety in lactation: Laxatives

25 September 2020Additional information relating to breastfeeding To be used in conjunction with individual drug entries for specific information and guidance. Bulk-forming laxatives Bulk-forming laxatives are not…
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Lactation Safety Information

Chloride channel activator used for chronic idiopathic constipation when lifestyle changes inadequate
No published evidence of safety
Minimal absorption of lubiprostone and active metabolite from mother’s GI tract
Monitor infant for signs of diarrhoea, but considered unlikely
26 July 2016