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 Isordil | Isosorbide Dinitrate Tablet ? Know what is Isordil | Isosorbide Dinitrate Tablet and how it can affect your breast milk and whether Isordil | Isosorbide Dinitrate Tablet is safe for your kid or not.
What is Isordil | Isosorbide Dinitrate Tablet used for?
Isordil (isosorbide dinitrate) Sublingual tablets are indicated for the prevention and treatment of angina pectoris due to coronary artery disease. However, because the onset of action of sublingual ISDN is significantly slower than that of sublingual nitroglycerin, sublingual ISDN is not the drug of first choice for abortion of an acute anginal episode.
What are the risk associated with Isordil | Isosorbide Dinitrate Tablet usage while breastfeeding? What precautions shall I take while using it in breastfeeding?
Isordil | Isosorbide Dinitrate Tablet contains only one active ingredient that is Isosorbide dinitrate. We have analyzed the usage of Isosorbide dinitrate in breastfeeding and our analysis suggest that Isosorbide dinitrate poses Low risk for infant while breastfeeding and hence Isordil | Isosorbide Dinitrate Tablet itself shall be considered Low risk item for breastfeeding.
Statement of Manufacturer/Labeler about breastfeeding usage
Nursing Mothers It is not known whether isosorbide dinitrate is excreted in human milk. Because many drugs are excreted in human milk, caution should be exercised when isosorbide dinitrate is administered to a nursing woman.
Isordil | Isosorbide Dinitrate Tablet Breastfeeding Analsys
Isosorbide dinitrate while Breastfeeding Low Risk
CAS Number: 87-33-2
The amount of nitrates in breast milk is not related to level of contamination in drinking water (ingest <100 mg/day of nitrate do not produce milk with elevated nitrate levels). By this reason, breastfed babies from regions with nitrate contaminated water do not have increased risk of Metahemoglobinemia like bottle-fed babies do. The amount of nitrate compounds contained in vasodilator medication is so small that no problems have been reported while breastfeeding.
What if I already have used Isordil | Isosorbide Dinitrate Tablet?
During whole lactation period you shall first discuss with your doctor and then together you shall decide whether you shall take that drug or not however if you have already taken Isordil | Isosorbide Dinitrate Tablet then you shall inform your doctor, But you should not be worried too much as Isordil | Isosorbide Dinitrate Tablet comes in category of low risk drug.
I am nursing mother and my doctor has suggested me to use Isordil | Isosorbide Dinitrate Tablet, is it safe?
Though Isordil | Isosorbide Dinitrate Tablet 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 Isordil | Isosorbide Dinitrate Tablet, will my baby need extra monitoring?
Who can I talk to if I have questions about usage of Isordil | Isosorbide Dinitrate 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