Safety in Lactation: Sympathomimetics for acute cardiac conditions

4 November 2020Additional information relating to breastfeeding To be used in conjunction with individual drug entries for specific information and guidance. Dobutamine, dopamine and dopexamine are inotropes…

Safety in Lactation: Mydriatics and cycloplegics

4 November 2020Mydriatics and cycloplegics have limited systemic absorption in the mother, and pose negligible risk to a breastfed infant, especially when used as a single dose…

Phenylephrine products: ambient stability during COVID-19

30 April 2020Phenylephrine 10mg/1ml solution for injection ampoules Phenylephrine 10mg/1ml concentrate for solution for injection ampoules (Martindale Pharmaceuticals Ltd) Phenylephrine 10mg/1ml solution for injection ampoules (Advanz Pharma)…
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Lactation Safety Information


Ephedrine; Noradrenaline
No published evidence of safety
Minimal absorption from the infant’s GI tract
May interfere with lactation, although no clinical evidence to support this
4 August 2020

For ophthalmic use

For ophthalmic use
Used mainly for diagnostic purposes
4 August 2020