In: Drugs and Lactation Database (LactMed®) [Internet]. Bethesda (MD): National Institute of Child Health and Human Development; 2006.


No information is available on the use of methazolamide during breastfeeding. The American, Canadian and French professional guidelines consider carbonic anhydrase inhibitors acceptable in breastfeeding.[1,2] However, an alternate drug with more published information may be preferred, especially while nursing a newborn or preterm infant.

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