Question

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

Answer by DrLact: About Cefoperazone usage in lactation

Limited information indicates cefoperazone produces low levels in milk that are not expected to cause adverse effects in breastfed infants. Occasionally disruption of the infant's gastrointestinal flora, resulting in diarrhea or thrush have been reported with cephalosporins, but these effects have not been adequately evaluated. Cefoperazone is acceptable in nursing mothers.

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