I am a breastfeeding mother and i want to know if it is safe to use 5-Hydroxy-2-(hydroxymethyl)-4-pyrone? Is 5-Hydroxy-2-(hydroxymethyl)-4-pyrone safe for nursing mother and child? Does 5-Hydroxy-2-(hydroxymethyl)-4-pyrone extracts into breast milk? Does 5-Hydroxy-2-(hydroxymethyl)-4-pyrone has any long term or short term side effects on infants? Can 5-Hydroxy-2-(hydroxymethyl)-4-pyrone influence milk supply or can 5-Hydroxy-2-(hydroxymethyl)-4-pyrone decrease milk supply in lactating mothers?

5-Hydroxy-2-(hydroxymethyl)-4-pyrone lactation summary

5-Hydroxy-2-(hydroxymethyl)-4-pyrone usage has low risk in breastfeeding
  • DrLact safety Score for 5-Hydroxy-2-(hydroxymethyl)-4-pyrone is 3 out of 8 which is considered Low Risk as per our analyses.
  • A safety Score of 3 indicates that usage of 5-Hydroxy-2-(hydroxymethyl)-4-pyrone may cause some minor side effects in breastfed baby.
  • Our study of different scientific research indicates that 5-Hydroxy-2-(hydroxymethyl)-4-pyrone may cause moderate to no side effects in lactating mother.
  • Most of scientific studies and research papers declaring usage of 5-Hydroxy-2-(hydroxymethyl)-4-pyrone low risk in breastfeeding are based on normal dosage and may not hold true for higher dosage.
  • While using 5-Hydroxy-2-(hydroxymethyl)-4-pyrone 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 5-Hydroxy-2-(hydroxymethyl)-4-pyrone usage in lactation

Produced through the fermentation of rice by fungus (e.g. Aspergillus, Penicillium, Acetobacter). Properties: antimicrobial activity, chelation of cupper with inhibition of Tyrosinase activity and lowering levels of Melanin. May have toxic effects (e.g. seizures, cancerogenic) when administered by mouth. Avoid using it over the breast or instead rinse the area thouroghly before nursing.

Alternate Drugs for Other Dermatological preparations. ATC D11

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