I am a breastfeeding mother and i want to know if it is safe to use Nicotinamide? Is Nicotinamide safe for nursing mother and child? Does Nicotinamide extracts into breast milk? Does Nicotinamide has any long term or short term side effects on infants? Can Nicotinamide influence milk supply or can Nicotinamide decrease milk supply in lactating mothers?

Nicotinamide lactation summary

Nicotinamide is safe in breastfeeding
  • DrLact safety Score for Nicotinamide is 1 out of 8 which is considered Safe as per our analyses.
  • A safety Score of 1 indicates that usage of Nicotinamide is mostly safe during lactation for breastfed baby.
  • Our study of different scientific research also indicates that Nicotinamide does not cause any serious side effects in breastfeeding mothers.
  • Most of scientific studies and research papers declaring usage of Nicotinamide safe in breastfeeding are based on normal dosage and may not hold true for higher dosage.
  • Score calculated using the DrLact safety Version 1.2 model, this score ranges from 0 to 8 and measures overall safety of drug in lactation. Scores are primarily calculated using publicly available case studies, research papers, other scientific journals and publically available data.

Answer by Dr. Ru: About Nicotinamide usage in lactation

A balanced and comprehensive diet make it vitamin supplementation useless.
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