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Lactic Acid, Citric Acid, and Potassium Bitartrate

Last Revision: September 21, 2020.

Estimated reading time: 1 minute

CASRN: 50-21-5; 77-92-9; 868-14-4

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Drug Levels and Effects

Summary of Use during Lactation

No information is available on the use of vaginal lactic acid, citric acid, and potassium bitartrate as a contraceptive. The ingredients are normal components of maternal blood and absorption from the vagina should be minimal. No special precautions are required during breastfeeding.

Drug Levels

Maternal Levels. Relevant published information was not found as of the revision date.

Infant Levels. Relevant published information was not found as of the revision date.

Effects in Breastfed Infants

Relevant published information was not found as of the revision date.

Effects on Lactation and Breastmilk

Relevant published information was not found as of the revision date.

Substance Identification

Substance Name

Lactic Acid, Citric Acid, and Potassium Bitartrate

CAS Registry Number

50-21-5; 77-92-9; 868-14-4

Drug Class

Breast Feeding

Lactation

Contraceptive Agents

Spermatocidal Agents

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