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Safety in Lactation: Penicillins

5 November 2020Monitor infant for gastro-intestinal disturbances and oral candida infection, especially if used for prolonged periods or in high doses, although these effects are unlikely to…

Are penicillins and cephalosporins safe in breastfeeding?

11 November 2015Penicillins and cephalosporins are the antibiotics of choice during breast-feeding. Wherever possible, it is preferable to use antibiotics which have been used clinically for longer,…
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Lactation Safety Information

Tazocin

Tazocin
Flucloxacillin, or any other broad-spectrum penicillin (but see above)
Minimal absorption from the infant's GI tract
No published evidence of safety
Small amounts of piperacillin in breast milk
Amount of tazobactam in breast milk not studied
3 August 2020
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