One reportedly case of use by a mother for 3,5 months (8 - 12 mg x 2 / daily) without harm effects on the child. Check-up for lethargy or dyskinetic symptoms.
We do not have alternatives for Perphenazine 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.
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