Is Meclofenamic Acid compatible with breastfeeding? Do we have alternatives for Meclofenamic Acid?

Meclofenamic Acid

December 18, 2013 (Low Risk)

On latest update no published data about breastfeeding were found

Its high plasma protein binding makes excretion into breast milk unlikely

Until more information on this drug concerning breastfeeding is available, a safer alternative is preferred.


Very Low Risk

Compatible. Not risky for breastfeeding or infant.

Low Risk

Moderately safe. Mild risk possible. Follow up recommended. Read the Comment.

High Risk

Poorly safe. Evaluate carefully. Use a safer alternative. Read the Comment.

Very High Risk

Not recommended. Cessation of breastfeeding or alternative.


  • Meclofenamate Sodium


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