Phenytoin sodium

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Lactation Safety Information

Parenteral for status epilepticus

Parenteral
for status epilepticus
Small amounts in breast milk
Used in full-term neonates from birth
Moderate published evidence of use in breastfeeding for phenytoin
Single case report of methemoglobinemia in breast fed infant. Case reports of sedation and poor feeding in breast fed infants; other concomitant drugs may have been involved
3rd August 2020