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10-15-2011, 08:23 AM   #1
Mapper
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Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Kingston-upon-Thames, United Kingdom
Drugs and Lactation Database

When I was breastfeeding, my GI doctors didn't have any information about what medications were safe for breastfeeding. This database is very useful, and contains all the standard Crohn's medications. I wish I had this resource back then:

"Drugs and Lactation Database (LactMed) - A peer-reviewed and fully referenced database of drugs to which breastfeeding mothers may be exposed. Among the data included are maternal and infant levels of drugs, possible effects on breastfed infants and on lactation, and alternate drugs to consider."

http://www.toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/cgi-bin/sis/htmlgen?LACT
10-18-2011, 11:42 AM   #2
Jenamonkey
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Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Austin, Texas
Thank you so much for this link Mapper! The info on remicade/infliximab is just what I've been looking for online!
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Jenn in Austin, TX
Diagnosed September 2010

Mother of One Beautiful Baby Boy 2/27/12!
Remicade Infusions x 6 weeks
Pentasa 2 500mg capsules x 2 times daily
Prenatal vitamins & Saccharomyces boulardii (Florastor)
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