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FACP. Colegio de médicos de Tarragona Nº 4305520 / fgcapriles@gmail.com




Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Lactating Mothers in the ED

AMP EM - August 23, 2016 - By Liz Rozyki
..."When determining medication therapy for lactating mothers, first, determine if your standard or first-line therapy to treat a condition is considered safe with breastfeeding. This can be accomplished by utilizing drug information resources, such as LactMed® or consulting your clinical pharmacist. Second, if the standard therapy is not safe or the data is unclear, consider alternatives that may be safe – think out of the box if needed, alternative drug classes, routes of administration, timing medication administration apart from feedings, etc. Drug information resources, such as LactMed®, often provide alternative medications options to aid in your evaluation. Finally, if no appropriate alternative can be found, counsel the patient on risks and benefits of treatment and provide an appropriate education on how long the drug may be in the system and possibly transferred in breast milk..."

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