Suppression of lactation with high doses of pyridoxine

S Afr Med J. 1975 Dec 6;49(52):2155-6.

Abstract

Administration of high doses of vitamins B6, B1 and B12 successfully inhibited lactation without any untoward side-effects or discomfort in 96% of patients who had not yet established lactation, compared with 76,5% of control patients who received placebo.

Publication types

  • Clinical Trial
  • Controlled Clinical Trial
  • Randomized Controlled Trial

MeSH terms

  • Bandages
  • Breast
  • Depression, Chemical
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Lactation / drug effects*
  • Placebos
  • Pregnancy
  • Pyridoxine / adverse effects
  • Pyridoxine / pharmacology*

Substances

  • Placebos
  • Pyridoxine