Mometasone, Nasal use while Breastfeeding
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Mometasone, Nasal Levels and Effects while Breastfeeding
Summary of Use during Lactation
Neither inhaled mometasone nor mometasone nasal implants have been studied during breastfeeding. Although not measured, the amounts of inhaled and nasal corticosteroids absorbed into the maternal bloodstream and excreted into breastmilk are probably too small to affect a breastfed infant. Expert opinion considers inhaled and oral corticosteroids acceptable to use during breastfeeding.[1,2]
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
None reported with any corticosteroid.
Effects on Lactation and Breastmilk
Relevant published information was not found as of the revision date.
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