Bioflavonoid like substance.
Flavonoids are phenolic compounds naturally occurring that are abundantly present in plants and seaweed.
We take it from fruits, vegetables, tea and red wine (as a few examples)
Most important types are: anthocyanins, chalcons, flavonols, flavones, flavonoids and tannins. No risk for toxic nor side-effects in humans have been found.
They appear naturally in the breast milk in amounts related to mother's diet.
Attributed anti-oxidant activity and other properties that have not been fully shown yet (Martinez 2016, Cohen 2012), as amelioration of capillary vessel function which is a reason to be used for treatment of venous insufficiency (varicose veins) and prevention of arteriosclerosis.
We do not have alternatives for Diosmin since it is relatively safe.
Very Low Risk
Compatible. Not risky for breastfeeding or infant.
Moderately safe. Mild risk possible. Follow up recommended. Read the Comment.
Poorly safe. Evaluate carefully. Use a safer alternative. Read the Comment.
Very High Risk
Not recommended. Cessation of breastfeeding or alternative.
- ديوسمين (Arabic)
- Диосмин (Cyrillic)
- 地奥司明 (Chinese)
- ジオスミン (Japanese)
Drug trade names
- Martinez-Zapata MJ, Vernooij RW, Uriona Tuma SM, Stein AT, Moreno RM, Vargas E, Capellà D, Bonfill Cosp X. Phlebotonics for venous insufficiency. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2016Abstract
- Song BJ, Jouni ZE, Ferruzzi MG. Assessment of phytochemical content in human milk during different stages of lactation. Nutrition. 2013Abstract Full text (link to original source) Full text (in our servers)
- Diosmina. Ficha técnica. 2012 Full text (in our servers)
- Daflon. Ficha técnica. 2012 Full text (in our servers)
- Cova D, De Angelis L, Giavarini F, Palladini G, Perego R. Pharmacokinetics and metabolism of oral diosmin in healthy volunteers. Int J Clin Pharmacol Ther Toxicol. 1992Abstract