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Barium Sulfate use while Breastfeeding

Drugs containing Barium Sulfate: Liquid E-Z Paque, HD 200 Plus, Sitzmarks, Varibar, E-Z-HD, Volumen, E-Z Disk, Entero VU, Enecat, Varibar Honey, Show all 65 »E-Z Paste, SilQ Vanilla, E-Z-Cat Dry, Enhancer, Intropaste, E-Z Dose Kit with Polibar Plus, Tomocat, Liquid Polibar Plus, Anatrast, Medebar Plus, Ultra R, Barobag, Bar-Test, Digibar 190, Baricon, Baro-Cat, Barosperse, Polibar ACB, Barosphere, Barotrast, Bear-E-Yum GI, CheeTah, E-Z AC, Prepcat, Polibar Plus, HD 85, Maxibar, E-Z-Paque, Tagitol V, Eneset 2, Entero-H, Entrobar, Esobar, Esopho-Cat, Esophotrast, Lafayette, Liqui-Coat HD, Liquid Barosperse, Liquid Polibar, Medebar Super 250, Flo-Coat, Oratrast, Readi-Cat, Readi-Cat 2, Scan C, Smoothie Readi-Cat 2, Sol-O-Pake, Tonojug, Tonopaque, Varibar Nectar, Varibar Pudding, Varibar Thin, Varibar Thin Honey, Entroease, E-Z-Cat

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Dec 1, 2018.

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.

Effects on Lactation and Breastmilk

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

Breast Feeding

Lactation

Contrast Media

Barium Compounds

Administrative Information

LactMed Record Number

560

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