I am a breastfeeding mother and i want to know if it is safe to use Alpha-Galactosidase? Is Alpha-Galactosidase safe for nursing mother and child? Does Alpha-Galactosidase extracts into breast milk? Does Alpha-Galactosidase has any long term or short term side effects on infants? Can Alpha-Galactosidase influence milk supply or can Alpha-Galactosidase decrease milk supply in lactating mothers?

Alpha-Galactosidase lactation summary

Alpha-Galactosidase is safe in breastfeeding
  • DrLact safety Score for Alpha-Galactosidase is 1 out of 8 which is considered Safe as per our analyses.
  • A safety Score of 1 indicates that usage of Alpha-Galactosidase is mostly safe during lactation for breastfed baby.
  • Our study of different scientific research also indicates that Alpha-Galactosidase does not cause any serious side effects in breastfeeding mothers.
  • Most of scientific studies and research papers declaring usage of Alpha-Galactosidase safe in breastfeeding are based on normal dosage and may not hold true for higher dosage.
  • Score calculated using the DrLact safety Version 1.2 model, this score ranges from 0 to 8 and measures overall safety of drug in lactation. Scores are primarily calculated using publicly available case studies, research papers, other scientific journals and publically available data.

Answer by Dr. Ru: About Alpha-Galactosidase usage in lactation

Enzymatic protein for sustitutive therapy of Fabry’s disease. Also orally used as anti-flatulent. Its high molecular weight and protein structure make excretion into breast milk or oral absorption by the infant unlikely.

Alternate Drugs for Aminoacids, Enzymes and other Alimentary tract and Metabolism products. ATC A09 & A16

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