Retinoid, an acid form of vitamin A. At latest update no published data on excretion into breast milk were found.It is a normal component of breastmilk. Because of the small dose used and poor absorption into plasma of most topical dermatological preparations, excretion into breastmilk in significant amount appears to be unlikely. Do not apply on the breast, otherwise, wash it off thoroughly before next feed. Systemic use (overall as an antineoplastic drug) while breastfeeding is absolutely contraindicated.
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Tretinoin has not been studied during breastfeeding. Breastfeeding should probably be avoided after oral use. Because it is poorly absorbed after topical application, it is considered a low risk to the nursing infant. Ensure that the infant's skin does not come into direct contact with the areas of skin that have been treated. Only water-miscible cream or gel products should be applied to the breast because ointments may expose the infant to high levels of mineral paraffins via licking.
As usage of Avita | Tretinoin Cream is mostly safe while breastfeeding hence there should not be any concern. In case of any change in behavior or health of your baby you should inform your health care provider about usage of Avita | Tretinoin Cream else no further action is required.
Definitely, Avita | Tretinoin Cream is safe in lactation for baby. No wonder your doctor has recommended it.
No extra baby monitoring required while mother is using Avita | Tretinoin Cream
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