It is recommended to breastfeed exclusively for six months and then while introducing to other food sources extend it to twelve months. In this duration most mothers will need help of some sort of medication, It could be for short term like could and flue or it could be something chronic like Arthritis or Diabetes and here comes the question of safety of medication in use. In this post we will figure out what is Ergoloid Mesylates and whether its safe to use Ergoloid Mesylates while nursing or not.
What is Ergoloid Mesylates used for?
A proportion of individuals over sixty who manifest signs and symptoms of an idiopathic decline in mental capacity (i.e., cognitive and interpersonal skills, mood, self-care, apparent motivation) can experience some symptomatic relief upon treatment with ergoloid mesylates preparations. The identity of the specific trait(s) or condition(s), if any, which would usefully predict a response to ergoloid mesylates therapy is not known. It appears, however, that those individuals who do respond come from groups of patients who would be considered clinically to suffer from some ill-defined process related to aging or to have some underlying dementing condition (i.e., primary progressive dementia, Alzheimer's dementia, senile onset, multi-infarct dementia). Before prescribing ergoloid mesylates, the physician should exclude the possibility that the patient's signs and symptoms arise from a potentially reversible and treatable condition. Particular care should be taken to exclude delirium and dementiform illness secondary to systemic disease, primary neurological disease, or primary disturbance of mood. Ergoloid mesylates preparations are not indicated in the treatment of acute or chronic psychosis, regardless of etiology (see CONTRAINDICATIONS ). The decision to use ergoloid mesylates in the treatment of an individual with a symptomatic decline in mental capacity of unknown etiology should be continually reviewed since the presenting clinical picture may subsequently evolve sufficiently to allow a specific diagnosis and a specific alternative treatment. In addition, continued clinical evaluation is required to determine whether any initial benefit conferred by ergoloid mesylates therapy persists with time. The efficacy of ergoloid mesylates was evaluated using a special rating scale known as the SCAG (Sandoz Clinical Assessment-Geriatric). The specific items on this scale on which modest but statistically significant changes were observed at the end of twelve weeks include: mental alertness, confusion, recent memory, orientation, emotional lability, self-care, depression, anxiety/fears, cooperation, sociability, appetite, dizziness, fatigue, bothersome(ness), and an overall impression of clinical status.
Is Ergoloid Mesylates usage safe while breastfeeding? If a lactating mother is using it can there be any effect on growth or development of infant?
Ergoloid Mesylates Contains 4 active ingredients that are Dihydroergocornine, Dihydroergocristine, Dihydro-.alpha.-ergocryptine, Epicriptine. We do have breastfeeding analysis and safety rating of some of the active ingredients but unfortunately we do not have any information of some of active ingredients used. Below we have provided whatever information we do have. But please do not take any decision based on below provided information and contact your health care provider as this information is incomplete.
Ergoloid Mesylates Breastfeeding Analsys
Dihydroergocristine while Breastfeeding Dangerous
Ergot-derivative alkaloid with an inhibiting effect on prolactin and dopamine release, used for treatment of brain vascular insufficiency and senile dementia. It may suppress lactation by inhibiting prolactin release. Nonessential drug.
What if I already have used Ergoloid Mesylates?
Not much study has been done on safety of Ergoloid Mesylates in breastfeeding and its ingredients. Even we do not have complete information about usage of Ergoloid Mesylates in breastfeeding so at this point a trained medical professional could be your best bet. If you observe anything abnormal with your baby please contact 911.
I am nursing mother and my doctor has suggested me to use Ergoloid Mesylates, is it safe?
If your doctor considers Ergoloid Mesylates safe enough to prescribe for you that means its benefits should outweigh its known risks for you.
If I am using Ergoloid Mesylates, will my baby need extra monitoring?
We are not Sure, Please check with your healthcare provider or doctor.
Who can I talk to if I have questions about usage of Ergoloid Mesylates 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