Loratadine and Breastfeeding

allergy medication, medications and breastfeeding

Should you take loratadine while breastfeeding? 

Not without talking to your doctor first.  Loratadine is excreted in the breast milk – so the child will get some of the medication.

Whether or not it is something two worry about, is what your want to discuss with your health care provider.  The allergy medication Loratadine is generally well tolerated by both adults and infants.

The infant will get a dose of the medication and it doesn’t seem to cause a problem for most infants.  However, you will want to weight the risks and benefits with your doctor or your child’s pediatrician.

If you are breastfeeding, it is a great idea to have a copy of Medications and Mother’s Milk 2012: A Manual of Lactational Pharmacology handy.  A great reference to help guide your choices for use of medications, vaccines, herbs and many other items that may be found in the breast milk after ingestion.



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