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Safety in Lactation: Non-beta lactam antibiotics and antibacterials

8 September 2021To be used in conjunction with individual drug entries for specific information and guidance. Aminoglycosides Only small or negligible amounts of aminoglycosides are found in…

Safety in Lactation: Antituberculosis drugs

23 September 2020The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other professional organisations advise that breastfeeding should not be discouraged in women with tuberculosis. However, the…
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Lactation Safety Information

for tuberculosis

for tuberculosis
Yes
Limited published evidence of safety
Minimal absorption from the infant's GI tract
Only negligible amounts in breast milk
Unlicensed in the UK
Monitor infant for GI disturbances and oral candida infection
24 September 2020

for brucellosis and enterococcal endocarditis

for brucellosis and enterococcal endocarditis
-
Unlicensed in the UK
Moderate amount of published evidence of safety
Only negligible amounts in breast milk
Minimal absorption from the infant's GI tract
24 September 2020