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Safety in Lactation: Sulphonyureas

There is very limited information on the use of sulfonylureas during breastfeeding. However, information that is available suggests that most sulfonylureas will be found in…

Safety in Lactation: Sweetening agents

These products are used as artificial sweeteners instead of natural sweetening agents such as sucrose. This section only includes individual sweetening agents and not those…

Safety in Lactation: Taxanes

Taxanes, whether used as monotherapy or in combination with other antineoplastics, are contra-indicated in breastfeeding because of their effects on dividing cells and their varied…

Safety in Lactation: Tetracyclines

If other antibiotics are not appropriate, tetracycline is the preferred drug from this group. Short term use (less than 3 weeks duration) is acceptable for…

Safety in Lactation: Thyroid hormones

Milk levels of thyroid hormones have not been measured after exogenous administration in humans. However, endogenous liothyronine appears to transfer into milk in higher concentrations…
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