Ammonium Lactate Lotion Breastfeeding

For most of the drugs advantages of taking medications overweighs the potential risks however some drugs could be really dangerous for breastfed baby hence every medication shall be considered separately. In this page we will discuss about purpose of Ammonium Lactate Lotion and its risk associated with lactation. We will also discuss the usage of Ammonium Lactate Lotion and some common side effects associated with Ammonium Lactate Lotion.

What is Ammonium Lactate Lotion used for?

Ammonium Lactate Lotion, 12% is indicated for the treatment of dry, scaly skin (xerosis) and ichthyosis vulgaris, and for the temporary relief of itching associated with these conditions.

Is Ammonium Lactate Lotion usage safe while breastfeeding? If a lactating mother is using it can there be any effect on growth or development of infant?

Ammonium Lactate Lotion safe for breastfeeding
Lactic acid, dl- is the only one ingredient used in manufacturing of Ammonium Lactate Lotion, Which makes it easier to analyze its effect in breastfeeding. As per our analysis of Lactic acid, dl- it is safe to use Ammonium Lactate Lotion while lactating. We suggest you to check further details below about Lactic acid, dl- usage in breastfeeding.

Statement of Manufacturer/Labeler about breastfeeding usage
Nursing Mothers Although lactic acid is a normal constituent of blood and tissues, it is not known to what extent this drug affects normal lactic acid levels in human milk. Because many drugs are excreted in human milk, caution should be exercised when ammonium lactate is administered to a nursing woman.

Ammonium Lactate Lotion Breastfeeding Analsys

Lactic acid, dl- while Breastfeeding


CAS Number: 50-21-5

A natural product found in milk that may increase their concentration after exercise which is not harmful to the infant. At latest update published were not found data on excretion in breast milk.Because the small dose used and poor absorption to the plasma of most topical dermatological or vaginal preparations, make it unlikely the pass of a significant amount into breast milk. Do not apply on the nipple or areola.

What should I do if I am breastfeeding mother and I am already exposed to Ammonium Lactate Lotion?

As usage of Ammonium Lactate Lotion 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 Ammonium Lactate Lotion else no further action is required.

I am nursing mother and my doctor has suggested me to use Ammonium Lactate Lotion, is it safe?

Definitely, Ammonium Lactate Lotion is safe in lactation for baby. No wonder your doctor has recommended it.

If I am using Ammonium Lactate Lotion, will my baby need extra monitoring?

No extra baby monitoring required while mother is using Ammonium Lactate Lotion

Who can I talk to if I have questions about usage of Ammonium Lactate Lotion in breastfeeding?

National Womens Health and Breastfeeding Helpline: 800-994-9662 (TDD 888-220-5446) 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday

National Breastfeeding Helpline: 0300-100-0212 9.30am to 9.30pm, daily
Association of Breastfeeding Mothers: 0300-330-5453
La Leche League: 0345-120-2918
The Breastfeeding Network supporter line in Bengali and Sylheti: 0300-456-2421
National Childbirth Trust (NCT): 0300-330-0700

National Breastfeeding Helpline: 1800-686-268 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Telehealth Ontario for breastfeeding: 1-866-797-0000 24 hours a day, 7 days a week