Safety in Lactation: Drugs for sleeping disorders

21 October 2020Additional information relating to breastfeeding To be used in conjunction with individual drug entries for specific information and guidance. Hypnotics Use of hypnotic agents in…

RMOC: Sodium oxybate in adult patients

31 October 2019The Regional Medicines Optimisation Committee (RMOC, Midlands and East) has reviewed issues around the prescribing and commissioning of sodium oxybate in adult patients with narcolepsy with…
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Lactation Safety Information

Sodium salt of a naturally occurring substance found in breast milk
Very limited published evidence of safety
Monitor infant for excessive drowsiness
Avoid breastfeeding from time of the first dose to 4 to 6 hours after the second dose
3 January 2018