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

Citric Acid Monohydrate lactation summary

Citric Acid Monohydrate is safe in breastfeeding
  • DrLact safety Score for Citric Acid Monohydrate is 1 out of 8 which is considered Safe as per our analyses.
  • A safety Score of 1 indicates that usage of Citric Acid Monohydrate is mostly safe during lactation for breastfed baby.
  • Our study of different scientific research also indicates that Citric Acid Monohydrate does not cause any serious side effects in breastfeeding mothers.
  • Most of scientific studies and research papers declaring usage of Citric Acid Monohydrate 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 Citric Acid Monohydrate usage in lactation

Product that is naturally found in most fruits, especially citrus ones, and which is industrially produced through fermentation of sugar by the fungus Aspergillus niger. It is used in medical compounds as effervescent, to treat intestinal affections, as antioxidant, as an agent for alkalizing urine and dissolution of urinary tract stones. In the food industry it is used as additive (E 330) due to its antioxidant, preservative and flavoring properties. Devoid of toxicity when used at appropriate doses.

Alternate Drugs for Aminoacids, Enzymes and other Alimentary tract and Metabolism products. ATC A09 & A16

Synonyms of Citric Acid Monohydrate

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