Do you know that important immune protective proteins are present in breast milk? Breast milk also contains required vitamins, minerals, saturated and un saturated fats. These things are extremely important for development of healthy brain. If you are taking any medicine for short term or for the chronic reason then that passes in breast milk as well, that is why you should always check the drug with your health care provider. Here at DrLact we try to analyze drugs based on available researches and in this sheet we will present our analysis for Urea Stick.
What is Urea Stick used for?
AND USES: For debridement and promotion of normal healing of hyperkeratotic surface lesions, particularly where healing is retarded by local infection, necrotic tissue, fibrinous or purulent debris or eschar. Urea is useful for the treatment of hyperkeratotic conditions such as dry, rough skin, dermatitis, psoriasis, xerosis, ichthyosis, eczema, keratosis pilaris, keratosis palmaris, keratoderma, corns and calluses, as well as damaged, devitalized and ingrown nails.
Is Urea Stick usage safe while breastfeeding? If a lactating mother is using it can there be any effect on growth or development of infant?
Active ingredient in Urea Stick is Urea and based on our analysis of Urea it appears that using Urea Stick is safe in breastfeeding. Below is analysis of Urea while breastfeeding.
Statement of Manufacturer/Labeler about breastfeeding usage
NURSING MOTHERS: It is not known whether or not this drug is excreted in human milk. Because many drugs are excreted in human milk, caution should be exercised when Urea Nailstick 50% is administered to a nursing woman. KEEP THIS AND ALL MEDICATIONS OUT OF THE REACH OF CHILDREN.
Urea Stick Breastfeeding Analsys
Urea while Breastfeeding Safe
CAS Number: 57-13-6
We are working on a comment for this product.
I already used Urea Stick and meanwhile I breastfed my baby should I be concerned?
Urea Stick is safe in breastfeeding and should not create any health problem for your baby but in case you feel any health issue associated with Urea Stick you should contact your doctor or health care provider. Be it pregnancy or lactation you shall keep your doctor informed.
I am nursing mother and my doctor has suggested me to use Urea Stick, is it safe?
Usage of Urea Stick is safe for nursing mothers and baby, No worries.
If I am using Urea Stick, will my baby need extra monitoring?
Who can I talk to if I have questions about usage of Urea Stick 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