Online Resources • Health Information • Breastfeeding
The LactMed database contains information on medications and other substances to which breastfeeding mothers may be exposed, including:
-Possible effects on lactation
-Levels of the drug in breast milk and infant blood
-Possible effects on nursing infant
-Suggested alternatives, if applicable
Data are derived from the scientific literature, peer reviewed, and fully referenced. The database is updated monthly.
- This service is free
- Accepts women
How to Apply
Click here to search the LactMed database. Call 301-496-1131 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for additional assistance.