Barium Sulfate use while Breastfeeding

Drugs containing Barium Sulfate: Volumen, Readi-Cat, Readi-Cat 2, Polibar ACB, Tomocat, Esophotrast, Entero VU, Eneset 2, Tagitol V, Tonopaque, Show all 62 »Esopho-Cat, E-Z-Paque, E-Z Disk, Enecat, E-Z-HD, E-Z Paste, Barobag, Tonojug, Intropaste, Liquid Polibar, E-Z AC, E-Z-Cat, CheeTah, Flo-Coat, Prepcat, HD 85, Varibar Honey, Sitzmarks, Ultra R, HD 200 Plus, Sol-O-Pake, E-Z-Cat Dry, Liquid Polibar Plus, Digibar 190, Entroease, Enhancer, Esobar, Liquid E-Z Paque, Liquid Barosperse, Barosperse, Barosphere, Barotrast, Liqui-Coat HD, Lafayette, Varibar Nectar, Varibar Pudding, Varibar Thin, Varibar Thin Honey, Bear-E-Yum GI, Bar-Test, Medebar Super 250, Maxibar, Oratrast, Medebar Plus, Scan C, Entrobar, Entero-H, Baricon, Baro-Cat, Anatrast, E-Z Dose Kit with Polibar Plus, Smoothie Readi-Cat 2

Barium Sulfate Levels and Effects while Breastfeeding

Summary of Use during Lactation

Because barium sulfate is not absorbed after oral or rectal administration, it will not enter the milk, reach the bloodstream of the infant or cause any adverse effects in breastfed infants. No special precautions are required.

Drug Levels

Maternal Levels. Relevant published information was not found as of the revision date.

Infant Levels. Relevant published information was not found as of the revision date.

Effects in Breastfed Infants

Relevant published information was not found as of the revision date.

Possible Effects on Lactation

Relevant published information was not found as of the revision date.

References

Barium Sulfate Identification

Substance Name

Barium Sulfate

CAS Registry Number

7727-43-7

Drug Class

  • Contrast Media
  • Barium Compounds

Administrative Information

LactMed Record Number

560

Information from the National Library of Medicine's LactMed Database.

Last Revision Date

2013-09-07

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