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Question

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

Oxaprozin lactation summary

Oxaprozin usage has low risk in breastfeeding
  • DrLact safety Score for Oxaprozin is 3 out of 8 which is considered Low Risk as per our analyses.
  • A safety Score of 3 indicates that usage of Oxaprozin may cause some minor side effects in breastfed baby.
  • Our study of different scientific research indicates that Oxaprozin may cause moderate to no side effects in lactating mother.
  • Most of scientific studies and research papers declaring usage of Oxaprozin low risk in breastfeeding are based on normal dosage and may not hold true for higher dosage.
  • While using Oxaprozin We suggest monitoring child for possible reactions. It is also important to understand that side effects vary largely based on age of breastfed child and time of medication in addition to 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 Oxaprozin usage in lactation

Not commercially available in Spain

Answer by DrLact: About Oxaprozin usage in lactation

Because there is no published experience with oxaprozin during breastfeeding, other agents may be preferred, especially while nursing a newborn or preterm infant.
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