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Safety in Lactation: Corticosteroids

Fludrocortisone is used mainly for mineralocorticoid replacement in adrenocortical insufficiency. The other drugs in this group are used mainly for their anti-inflammatory, glucocorticoid activity, although…

Safety in Lactation: Cytomegalovirus infection

There is no published evidence for the antivirals used for cytomegalovirus infection during breastfeeding. These agents are extremely toxic, therefore their use during breastfeeding is…

Safety in Lactation: Drugs for otitis externa

Preparations for treating otitis externa have limited systemic absorption in the mother, and pose negligible risk to a breastfed infant. There is no published evidence…
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