Prescribing for breastfeeding mothers
LactMed by National Library of Medicine forms part of the United States National Library of Medicine’s Toxicology Data Network. It is a database resource, which provides information about the safety of exposure to a range of medications and other chemical substances while breastfeeding.
Important information about medication safety can be accessed by searching the ‘Drug Name’ or ‘Drug Class’. The app provides information about the levels of specific substances which may pass into breast milk, as well as possible adverse effects for