CAS Number: 23593-75-1
Excretion into breast milk is very unlikely since absorption through skin, vaginal mucosa, and, even intestinal mucosa into plasma is very poor with non-significant plasma levels or below the detection threshold (<10 ng/mL). In addition, because of a high plasma protein binding capacity, excretion into breast milk seems to be less likely. It is used frequently for treatment of Candida infection, either in skin or mouth mucosa, even in newborn and premature infants without observed side-effects. In case of use on the nipple, do it after feeding the baby and cleanse thoroughly the surface before the next one. Do not use creams, gels and other locally applied products that contain paraffin (mineral oil) to prevent absorption by the infant.
CAS Number: 23593-75-1
Because clotrimazole has poor oral bioavailability, it is unlikely to adversely affect the breastfed infant, including topical application to the nipples. It has been used orally in infants with thrush, sometimes successfully after nystatin has failed. Any excess cream or ointment should be removed from the nipples before nursing. 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 Topcare Clotrimazole 3 | Clotrimazole 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 Topcare Clotrimazole 3 | Clotrimazole Cream else no further action is required.
Definitely, Topcare Clotrimazole 3 | Clotrimazole Cream is safe in lactation for baby. No wonder your doctor has recommended it.
No extra baby monitoring required while mother is using Topcare Clotrimazole 3 | Clotrimazole Cream
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