Sucralose use while Breastfeeding

Sucralose Levels and Effects while Breastfeeding

Summary of Use during Lactation

No information is available on the use of sucralose during breastfeeding. However, because sucralose is poorly absorbed after oral ingestion, it is not likely to reach the bloodstream of the infant or cause any adverse effects in breastfed infants.

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.

Alternate Drugs to Consider

Aspartame, Saccharin

References

Sucralose Identification

Substance Name

Sucralose

CAS Registry Number

56038-13-2

Drug Class

  • Artificial Sweeteners
  • Sweetening Agents

Administrative Information

LactMed Record Number

629

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

Last Revision Date

2013-09-07

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