Amlodipine: safety in pregnancy and breastfeeding - norvasc and breast feeding

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Amlodipine: Uses, dosages, side effects, and interactions norvasc and breast feeding


Limited information indicates that milk levels of amlodipine are usually low and plasma levels in breastfed infants are undetectable. Maternal.

Amlodipine passage into breast milk in lactating women with pregnancy-induced hypertension and its estimation of infant risk for breastfeeding.

Objective: Few clinical reports have addressed the use of the antihypertensive drug amlodipine during breastfeeding. Materials and Methods: Plasma and breast milk samples were obtained from eight nursing mothers and their nine newborn nursing infants (median postnatal age: 6.5.