It is a well known fact that breastfeeding is best source of nutrition for infants. Breast milk provides minerals, vitamins and antibodies in most acceptable format when they need it. Nutrition taken by mother passes to breast-milk and same thing applies to medicines taken by mothers. Not all drugs cause problem for baby but some do. Lets analyze if Homatropine Hydrobromide Solution/ Drops is safe for baby while breastfed.
What is Homatropine Hydrobromide Solution/ Drops used for?
: Homatropine Hydrobromide is indicated for treatment of iritis and iridocyclitis, for relief of ciliary spasm, and also as an aid in refraction. It is frequently employed as a cycloplegic and mydriatic in preoperative and postoperative conditions.
What are the risk associated with Homatropine Hydrobromide Solution/ Drops usage while breastfeeding? What precautions shall I take while using it in breastfeeding?
Homatropine Hydrobromide Solution/ Drops contains Homatropine hydrobromide as active ingredients, . We do not have safety rating of Homatropine hydrobromide but we do have analysis of Homatropine hydrobromide, which is used in manufacturing of Homatropine Hydrobromide Solution/ Drops. You can get a good idea about Homatropine Hydrobromide Solution/ Drops usage while breastfeeding by going through our detailed analysis as below.
Statement of Manufacturer/Labeler about breastfeeding usage
Nursing Mothers: Since homatropine is absorbed systemically and since it is detectable in very small amounts in human milk, and because of the potential for serious adverse reactions in nursing infants from homatropine, a decision should be made whether to discontinue nursing or to discontinue the drug, taking into account the importance of the drug to the mother.
Homatropine Hydrobromide Solution/ Drops Breastfeeding Analsys
Homatropine hydrobromide while Breastfeeding
CAS Number: 87-00-3
No information is available on the use of homatropine hydrobromide during breastfeeding. Anticholinergic drugs might interfere with breastfeeding. A single dose of ophthalmic homatropine hydrobromide is not likely to interfere with breastfeeding; however, during long-term use, observe the infant for signs of decreased lactation (e.g., insatiety, poor weight gain). To substantially diminish the amount of drug that reaches the breastmilk after using eye drops, place pressure over the tear duct by the corner of the eye for 1 minute or more, then remove the excess solution with an absorbent tissue.
What should I do if already breastfed my kid after using Homatropine Hydrobromide Solution/ Drops?
We are not completely sure about safety of Homatropine Hydrobromide Solution/ Drops in breastfeeding. We would suggest you to contact your doctor or health care provider and explain your situation with Homatropine Hydrobromide Solution/ Drops. If you observe anything abnormal with your baby please call 911 or contact emergency services in your area.
I am nursing mother and my doctor has suggested me to use Homatropine Hydrobromide Solution/ Drops, is it safe?
If your doctor considers Homatropine Hydrobromide Solution/ Drops safe enough to prescribe for you that means its benefits outweigh its known risks.
If I am using Homatropine Hydrobromide Solution/ Drops, will my baby need extra monitoring?
Not Sure, Please check with your doctor or lactation consultant.
Who can I talk to if I have questions about usage of Homatropine Hydrobromide Solution/ Drops in breastfeeding?
National Womens Health and Breastfeeding Helpline: 800-994-9662 (TDD 888-220-5446) 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday
National Breastfeeding Helpline: 0300-100-0212 9.30am to 9.30pm, daily
Association of Breastfeeding Mothers: 0300-330-5453
La Leche League: 0345-120-2918
The Breastfeeding Network supporter line in Bengali and Sylheti: 0300-456-2421
National Childbirth Trust (NCT): 0300-330-0700
National Breastfeeding Helpline: 1800-686-268 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Telehealth Ontario for breastfeeding: 1-866-797-0000 24 hours a day, 7 days a week