Antibiotic treatment during lactation may lead to serious side effects: lesions of the gastrointestinal tract (dysbiosis), immunodepression, liver, kidneys, blood and nervous system, etc. most of the drugs passes into breast milk and has a negative effect on the baby, so the antibiotics while breastfeeding involves the cessation of breast feeding at the time of treatment. Subsequently, this leads to a violation of the natural process of lactation.
During lactation allowed to use the penicillins ("Ampicillin", "Penicillin", "Ampiox", "Amoxiclav", "Amoxicillin), cephalosporins ("Cephalexin", "Cefazolin", "Cefoxitin") and macrolides ("Azithromycin", "Erythromycin", "Vilprafen", "Sumamed"). According to studies these drugs enter breast milk in small amounts, providing no harm to the baby. However, sometimes these medications can have side effects, in this case, the child appears rash, disorders of intestinal microflora. In this case, you must stop taking the antibiotic and replace it with another.
Contraindicated in lactation: "Tetracycline", "Lincomycin", "Chloramphenicol", "Clindamycin", "Ciprofloxacin, "Metronidazole". "Chloramphenicol" inhibits the hematopoietic function of bone marrow of infants, "Tetracycline" can cause disruption in the formation of bone tissue, which in the future will impact on the formation of the rudiments of teeth and the growth of a tubular skeletal bone. The use of "Metronidazole", "Clindamycin" threatens a violation of protein metabolism. You can't use the antibiotics of fluoroquinolone group ("Apologizin", "Cifloxinal", "Caprolan", "Levofloxacin", "Tsifran", "Naizin", "Avelox"). These drugs damage the interarticular cartilage, and have a negative impact on the growth of children.
Breastfeeding during the period of antibiotic treatment conducted in the prescribed manner. The drug should be adjusted with the feeding time. To take medicine before the longest break in the evening before bedtime. Breastfeeding after antibiotics are contraindicated in lactation, resume after the drug and its metabolites will be removed from the body tissues. The duration of this period is specified in instructions for use of the medicine (see section "Pharmacokinetics").