Medications & Mothers’ Milk 2019

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Extensively revised for 2019, this must-have reference contains comprehensive, up-to-date, and evidence-based information on the transmission of maternal drugs into breastmilk. The new edition includes 39 completely new and 331 updated medications that cover a full-range of diseases, vaccines, and syndromes. It also discusses the use of radiopharmaceuticals, chemotherapeutic agents, and vaccines in breastfeeding mothers, as well as reducing the risk to infants and infant monitoring. A perfect resource to answer the common question of whether a drug is safe or hazardous for an infant.


From Thomas W. Hale, RPh, PhD, an expert in perinatal pharmacology, this book is a must-have resource about the transmission of maternal drugs into breastmilk. It provides evidence-based, current information on more than 1,300 drugs, vaccines, and syndromes. Also covers adult and pediatric concerns and includes key points and tips about breastfeeding and medications for quick reference.

The newly updated 2019 edition includes:

  • An updated design that facilitates access to information
  • The latest information on prescription and over-the-counter medications, herbs, and street drugs
  • Updates to existing drug monographs

Paperback/softback. 928 pages ©2018