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 Risperidone Solution ? Know what is Risperidone Solution and how it can affect your breast milk and whether Risperidone Solution is safe for your kid or not.
What is Risperidone Solution used for?
1 INDICATIONS & USAGE Risperidone oral solution, USP is an atypical antipsychotic agent indicated for: Treatment of schizophrenia in adults and adolescents aged 13 to 17 years (1.1) Alone, or in combination with lithium or valproate, for the short-term treatment of acute manic or mixed episodes associated with Bipolar I Disorder in adults, and alone in children and adolescents aged 10 to 17 years (1.2) Treatment of irritability associated with autistic disorder in children and adolescents aged 5 to 16 years (1.3) 1.1 Schizophrenia Adults Risperidone oral solution, USP is indicated for the acute and maintenance treatment of schizophrenia . [see Clinical Studies (14.1) ] Adolescents Risperidone oral solution, USP is indicated for the treatment of schizophrenia in adolescents aged 13 to 17 years . [see Clinical Studies (14.1) ] 1.2 Bipolar Mania Monotherapy - Adults and Pediatrics Risperidone oral solution, USP is indicated for the short-term treatment of acute manic or mixed episodes associated with Bipolar I Disorder in adults and in children and adolescents aged 10 to 17 years . [see Clinical Studies (14.2) ] Combination Therapy – Adults The combination of risperidone oral solution, USP with lithium or valproate is indicated for the short-term treatment of acute manic or mixed episodes associated with Bipolar I Disorder [see Clinical Studies (14.3) ]. 1.3 Irritability Associated with Autistic Disorder Pediatrics Risperidone oral solution, USP is indicated for the treatment of irritability associated with autistic disorder in children and adolescents aged 5 to 16 years, including symptoms of aggression towards others, deliberate self-injuriousness, temper tantrums, and quickly changing moods . [see Clinical Studies (14.4) ]
Is Risperidone Solution usage safe while breastfeeding? If a lactating mother is using it can there be any effect on growth or development of infant?
Risperidone is the only one ingredient used in manufacturing of Risperidone Solution, Which makes it easier to analyze its effect in breastfeeding. As per our analysis of Risperidone it is safe to use Risperidone Solution while lactating. We suggest you to check further details below about Risperidone usage in breastfeeding.
Risperidone Solution Breastfeeding Analsys
Risperidone while Breastfeeding Safe
CAS Number: 106266-06-2
Risperidone and its metabolite (Paliperidone) are excreted into breast milk in non-significant amount. Untoward effect has not been observed on breastfed infants of treated mothers. Serum levels were very low or undetectable in these infants. May be a cause of galactorrhea.
Risperidone Solution Breastfeeding Analsys - 2
Risperidone while Breastfeeding
CAS Number: 106266-06-2
Limited information indicates that maternal risperidone doses of up to 6 mg daily produce low levels in milk. Because there is little published experience with risperidone during breastfeeding and little long-term follow-up data, other agents may be preferred, especially while nursing a newborn or preterm infant. Systematic reviews of second-generation antipsychotics concluded that risperidone seemed to be a second-line agent during breastfeeding because of the limited data available and higher excretion into milk relative to other agents.
What if I already have used Risperidone Solution?
As usage of Risperidone Solution is mostly safe while breastfeeding hence there should not be any concern. In case of any change in behavior or health of your baby you should inform your health care provider about usage of Risperidone Solution else no further action is required.
I am nursing mother and my doctor has suggested me to use Risperidone Solution, is it safe?
Definitely, Risperidone Solution is safe in lactation for baby. No wonder your doctor has recommended it.
If I am using Risperidone Solution, will my baby need extra monitoring?
No extra baby monitoring required while mother is using Risperidone Solution
Who can I talk to if I have questions about usage of Risperidone Solution 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