Médicaments et allaitement: quelques éléments à considérer avant de les juger incompatibles [Drugs and breastfeeding: some facts to consider before deciding they are incompatible]

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Serval ID
serval:BIB_D2B0759CD078
Type
Article: article from journal or magazin.
Publication sub-type
Review (review): journal as complete as possible of one specific subject, written based on exhaustive analyses from published work.
Collection
Publications
Institution
Title
Médicaments et allaitement: quelques éléments à considérer avant de les juger incompatibles [Drugs and breastfeeding: some facts to consider before deciding they are incompatible]
Journal
Revue Médicale suisse
Author(s)
Panchaud A., Fischer C., Rothuizen L., Buclin T.
ISSN
1660-9379
Publication state
Published
Issued date
2008
Volume
4
Number
146
Pages
540-545
Language
french
Notes
Publication types: English Abstract ; Journal Article ; Review
Abstract
Breastfeeding is considered the ideal way of providing young infants with the required nutrients for healthy growth and development. An increase in the prevalence and duration of breastfeeding has been observed over the last years in response to promotion campaigns. When a medicamentous treatment is started, discontinuation of breastfeeding is often proposed, for fear of harmful consequences for the infant. Nevertheless such a decision is not unimportant, and it appears that many drugs can actually be used during breastfeeding without significant risk. An assessment of the real risk incurred by exposed children makes it possible to avoid unnecessary discontinuations of breastfeeding. This article aims to review the facts needed to assess amount of drug exposure to the child and to list the few drugs associated with significant effects on the nursing infant.
Keywords
Breast Feeding, Decision Making, Drug Therapy, Humans, Infant, Milk, Human/chemistry, Pharmaceutical Preparations/administration & dosage, Pharmaceutical Preparations/analysis, Risk Assessment
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