American Academy of Pediatrics and other medical experts exclusively recommend to breastfeed the baby for first 6 months. Once you introduce baby to other foods it is recommended to breastfeed for at least first year of babys life. Taking medication while breastfeeding could be tricky as most drugs pass in breast milk. In this article we will evaluate Guanfacine Guanfacine 9 [hp_x] for its safety in breastfeeding.
What is Guanfacine Guanfacine 9 [hp_x] used for?
Guanfacine tablets are indicated in the management of hypertension. Guanfacine may be given alone or in combination with other antihypertensive agents, especially thiazide-type diuretics.
I am breastfeeding mother and I am using Guanfacine Guanfacine 9 [hp_x]. Can it have any bad effect on my kid? Shall I search for better alternative?
Guanfacine is the one and only active ingredient present in Guanfacine Guanfacine 9 [hp_x]. Guanfacine in itself is a low risk drug for lactation so it is easy to understand that Guanfacine Guanfacine 9 [hp_x] also comes in category of Low Risk item while breastfeeding. Below is the summary of Guanfacine in breastfeeding.
Statement of Manufacturer/Labeler about breastfeeding usage
Nursing mothers It is not known whether guanfacine is excreted in human milk. Because many drugs are excreted in human milk, caution should be exercised when guanfacine is administered to a nursing woman. Experiments with rats have shown that guanfacine is excreted in the milk.
Guanfacine Guanfacine 9 [hp_x] Breastfeeding Analsys
Guanfacine while Breastfeeding Low Risk
CAS Number: 29110-47-2
Not commercially available in Spain
Guanfacine Guanfacine 9 [hp_x] Breastfeeding Analsys - 2
Guanfacine while Breastfeeding
CAS Number: 29110-47-2
Because no information is available on the use of guanfacine during breastfeeding and its possible negative effects on lactation, other agents may be preferred, especially while nursing a newborn or preterm infant.
I already used Guanfacine Guanfacine 9 [hp_x] and meanwhile I breastfed my baby should I be concerned?
Guanfacine Guanfacine 9 [hp_x] is in the category of low risk, if you have already used it then its not a big deal if health and behavior of baby is good. However your health care provider shall be aware of the fact that you have used Guanfacine Guanfacine 9 [hp_x] so you should inform him based on your convenience.
I am nursing mother and my doctor has suggested me to use Guanfacine Guanfacine 9 [hp_x], is it safe?
Though Guanfacine Guanfacine 9 [hp_x] 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 Guanfacine Guanfacine 9 [hp_x], will my baby need extra monitoring?
Not much monitoring required while using Guanfacine Guanfacine 9 [hp_x]
Who can I talk to if I have questions about usage of Guanfacine Guanfacine 9 [hp_x] 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