CAS Number: 747-36-4
Antimalarial drug used as anti-inflammatory and immunomodulating agent on tissue diseases such as arthritis or lupus. It is excreted in breast milk in clinically non-significant amount which is much lower than the dose used in infants. Problems related to clinical features, development, vision or hearing issues have not been observed in infants whose mothers have received this medication. When the mother takes 400 mg per day only 1 mg appears for every liter of milk, which is not considered dangerous to the infant, since a preventive dose for malaria in infants is 5 mg per kilo of weight once a week. American Academy of Pediatrics states that it is usually compatible with breastfeeding medication.
CAS Number: 118-42-3
Infants exposed to hydroxychloroquine during breastfeeding receive only small amounts of the drug in breastmilk. In a small number of infants up to at least 1 year of age, careful follow-up found no adverse effects on growth, vision or hearing. International experts indicate that hydroxychloroquine is acceptable during breastfeeding. When given once weekly for malaria prophylaxis, the amount of drug is not sufficient to harm the infant nor is the quantity sufficient to protect the child from malaria. Breastfeeding infants should receive the recommended dosages of hydroxychloroquine for malaria prophylaxis.
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