CAS Number: 144-80-9
A short-term action Sulfonamide which is similar to Sulfathiazole (see specific info) that is locally used on vagina, eyes and skin. At latest update relevant published data were not found on excretion into breast milk. Because of the small dose used and poor absorption into plasma of most topical preparations for dermatological and ophthalmological issues, it is unlikely a significant excretion into breast milk. As with other sulfonamides, caution is recommended when using it on preterm infants and newborns with hyperbilirubinemia. Avoid it on patients affected with deficit of Glucose 6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase (6-GPD). Monitor the appearance of jaundice in the infant.
CAS Number: 7704-34-9
Sulfur 5% to 10% in a petrolatum base is safe for topical use in children, including infants under 2 months of age. This makes it a useful alternative to organic insecticides for treating scabies in nursing mothers; however, the petrolatum base makes undesirable for use on the breast.
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Definitely, Avar | Sulfacetamide Sodium, Sulfur Emulsion is safe in lactation for baby. No wonder your doctor has recommended it.
No extra baby monitoring required while mother is using Avar | Sulfacetamide Sodium, Sulfur Emulsion
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