The safety profile of antihistamines during breastfeeding is largely variable. New second generation antihistamines are preferable because of reduced side effects on the central nervous system and heart. Among old first generation antihistamines, hydroxyzine, diphenhydramine and promethazine could be regarded as a first choice during breastfeeding.
|Translated title of the contribution||Antihistamines and breastfeeding|
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||Medico e Bambino|
|Publication status||Published - Mar 2010|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health