A South Carolina mother has been charged with murdering her 6-week-old daughter after traces of morphine were discovered in the mother's breast milk.
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Morphine can increase serum prolactin. Low dosages of thiazide diuretics e. CASRN: Drug Levels and Effects Summary of Use during Lactation Epidural morphine given to mothers for postcesarean section analgesia results in trivial amounts of morphine in their colostrum and milk. Get immediate access, anytime, anywhere. No account?
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Spencer, M. Thus, in long—term treatment with these drugs, the importance of uninterrupted breast feeding should be assessed against possible adverse drug effects in the neonate.