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Drug-induced impairment of lactation

 Adverse Effects  There are numerous causes of insufficient maternal milk production. It is often due to insufficiently frequent suckling and/or failure to "empty" the breasts sufficiently, for example because of nipple disorders. Sometimes, however, drugs are to blame.
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What are the principal drugs known to carry a risk of insufficient milk production in a breastfeeding woman? To address this question, we have carried out a review using the standard Prescrire methodology.

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Source: "Drug-induced impairment of lactation" Prescrire International 2023; 32 (249): 155-158. Subscribers only.

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