Modern medicine has evolved so much so that sooner or later every breastfeeding mother needs to take it in one form or other. Medication that is present in mothers blood will transfer into her breast milk to some extent. Most drugs do so at low levels and pose no real risk to infants but then there are some exceptions. In This post will discuss whether Nabumetone 500 Mg is safe in breast-feeding or not.
What is Nabumetone 500 Mg used for?
Carefully consider the potential benefits and risks of nabumetone and other treatment options before deciding to use nabumetone. Use the lowest effective dose for the shortest duration consistent with individual patient treatment goals (see WARNINGS). Nabumetone tablets are indicated for relief of signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.
Is Nabumetone 500 Mg usage safe while breastfeeding? If a lactating mother is using it can there be any effect on growth or development of infant?
Nabumetone is the one and only active ingredient present in Nabumetone 500 Mg. Nabumetone in itself is a low risk drug for lactation so it is easy to understand that Nabumetone 500 Mg also comes in category of Low Risk item while breastfeeding. Below is the summary of Nabumetone in breastfeeding.
Statement of Manufacturer/Labeler about breastfeeding usage
NURSING MOTHERS It is not known whether this drug is excreted in human milk, however 6MNA is excreted in the milk of lactating rats. Because many drugs are excreted in human milk and because of the potential for serious adverse reactions in nursing infants from nabumetone, 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.
Nabumetone 500 Mg Breastfeeding Analsys
Nabumetone while Breastfeeding Low Risk
CAS Number: 42924-53-8
Latest update failed to find relevant data on breastfeeding. Both a high molecular weight and high plasma protein-binding makes excretion into breast milk unlikely. The infant is further protected because of a low oral bioavailability. Until more information on this drug concerning breastfeeding is available, a safer alternative should be preferred.
Nabumetone 500 Mg Breastfeeding Analsys - 2
Nabumetone while Breastfeeding
CAS Number: 42924-53-8
Because no information is available on the use of nabumetone during breastfeeding, other agents may be preferred, especially while nursing a newborn or preterm infant.
I am nursing mother and I have already used Nabumetone 500 Mg, what should I do?
During whole lactation period you shall first discuss with your doctor and then together you shall decide whether you shall take that drug or not however if you have already taken Nabumetone 500 Mg then you shall inform your doctor, But you should not be worried too much as Nabumetone 500 Mg comes in category of low risk drug.
I am nursing mother and my doctor has suggested me to use Nabumetone 500 Mg, is it safe?
Though Nabumetone 500 Mg dose not comes in category of safe drugs rather it comes in category of low risk but if your doctor is aware that you are breastfeeding your baby and has still recommended it then its advantages must be outweighing the risks.
If I am using Nabumetone 500 Mg, will my baby need extra monitoring?
Who can I talk to if I have questions about usage of Nabumetone 500 Mg 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