Safety in Lactation: Drugs used in neutropenia

These drugs are recombinant analogues of, and virtually identical to, naturally occurring granulocyte-colony stimulating factor (GSF), which is normally found in breast milk. They stimulate…

Safety in Lactation: Drugs for hyperlipidaemias

Additional information relating to breastfeeding To be used in conjunction with individual drug entries for specific information and guidance. There is no evidence for the…

Safety in Lactation: Drugs for hypertension

Additional information relating to breastfeeding To be used in conjunction with individual drug entries for specific information and guidance. Many of the drugs covered by…

Safety in Lactation: Drugs for influenza

Additional information relating to breastfeeding To be used in conjunction with individual drug entries for specific information and guidance. Data are limited regarding the use…

Safety in lactation: Drugs for obesity

Additional information relating to breastfeeding To be used in conjunction with individual drug entries for specific information and guidance. Orlistat is the only drug licensed…

Safety in Lactation: Neuromuscular blocking drugs

Neuromuscular blocking drugs are used to induce muscle relaxation prior to surgery. With the exception of suxamethonium, they are all nearly completely ionised at physiological…

Safety in Lactation: Other antidiabetic drugs

There is no published information on the use of these other antidiabetic drugs during breastfeeding. Therefore, alternative drugs should be used where this is clinically…

Safety in Lactation: Other antineoplastic drugs

Antineoplastic agents, whether used as monotherapy or in combination with other antineoplastics, are contra-indicated in breastfeeding (unless indicated below) because of their effects on dividing…
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