May 20, 2022

Mobile Apps: NLM's LactMed Database Now Available for iPhone and Android

From the LactMed Web Site:

A peer-reviewed and fully referenced database of drugs to which breastfeeding mothers may be exposed. Among the data included are maternal and infant levels of drugs, possible effects on breastfed infants and on lactation, and alternate drugs to consider.

Direct to NLM App Info Web Page

Download iPhone Version (Free)

The Android version is not available from the Android Market. Download instructions at the bottom of this page.

Learn More About the LactMed (Drugs and Lactation Database) Database.

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