Safety in Lactation: Drugs for obstructive airways disease

25 September 2020Additional information relating to breastfeeding To be used in conjunction with individual drug entries for specific information and guidance. Bronchodilators Most bronchodilators are considered to…
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Lactation Safety Information

Salbutamol/ Terbutaline inhaler
Phosphodiesterase type-4 inhibitor
No published evidence of safety
Low levels anticipated in milk due to the drug’s properties although long half-life increases risk of accumulation in breastfed infant
Monitor for effects on infant’s weight or appetite
21 April 2017