Tolmetin Sodium Tablet while Breastfeeding

Breast milk is superior in nutrition, It provides resistance against infections and allergies, It is naturally sterile. Despite all the advantages of breastfeeding some mothers choose to pause the breastfeeding in fear of harmful effects of medicines passing in breast milk. Are you wondering about breastfeeding and using Tolmetin Sodium Tablet ? Know what is Tolmetin Sodium Tablet and how it can affect your breast milk and whether Tolmetin Sodium Tablet is safe for your kid or not.

What is Tolmetin Sodium Tablet used for?

Carefully consider the potential benefits and risks of tolmetin sodium tablets and other treatment options before deciding to use tolmetin sodium tablets. Use the lowest effective dose for the shortest duration consistent with individual patient treatment goals (see WARNINGS). Tolmetin sodium tablets are indicated for the relief of signs and symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis. Tolmetin is indicated in the treatment of acute flares and the long-term management of the chronic disease. Tolmetin is also indicated for treatment of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. The safety and effectiveness of tolmetin have not been established in pediatric patients under 2 years of age (see PRECAUTIONS: Pediatric Use and DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION).

Is Tolmetin Sodium Tablet usage safe while breastfeeding? If a lactating mother is using it can there be any effect on growth or development of infant?

Tolmetin Sodium Tablet safe for breastfeeding
Active ingredient in Tolmetin Sodium Tablet is Tolmetin and based on our analysis of Tolmetin it appears that using Tolmetin Sodium Tablet is safe in breastfeeding. Below is analysis of Tolmetin while breastfeeding.

Statement of Manufacturer/Labeler about breastfeeding usage
Nursing Mothers Tolmetin sodium has been shown to be secreted in human milk. Because of the potential for serious adverse reactions in nursing infants from tolmetin sodium, 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.

Tolmetin Sodium Tablet Breastfeeding Analsys

Tolmetin while Breastfeeding


CAS Number: 26171-23-3

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Tolmetin Sodium Tablet Breastfeeding Analsys - 2

Tolmetin while Breastfeeding

CAS Number: 26171-23-3

Because of the low levels of tolmetin in breastmilk and its short half-life, it is unlikely to adversely affect the breastfed infant. However, because there is no published experience with breastfeeding during tolmetin use, other agents may be preferred, especially while nursing a newborn or preterm infant.

Tolmetin Sodium Tablet and breastfeeding

What if I already have used Tolmetin Sodium Tablet?

It is always a good idea to keep your healthcare provider or doctor informed about your drug usage during pregnancy and breastfeeding but if you have not informed your doctor about Tolmetin Sodium Tablet and have used it then do not panic as Tolmetin Sodium Tablet is mostly safe in breastfeeding and should not cause any harm to your baby.

I am nursing mother and my doctor has suggested me to use Tolmetin Sodium Tablet, is it safe?

Definitely, Tolmetin Sodium Tablet is safe in lactation for baby. No wonder your doctor has recommended it.

If I am using Tolmetin Sodium Tablet, will my baby need extra monitoring?

No extra baby monitoring required while mother is using Tolmetin Sodium Tablet

Who can I talk to if I have questions about usage of Tolmetin Sodium Tablet 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