For most of the drugs advantages of taking medications overweighs the potential risks however some drugs could be really dangerous for breastfed baby hence every medication shall be considered separately. In this page we will discuss about purpose of Esomeprazole Magnesium | Unit Dose Services and its risk associated with lactation. We will also discuss the usage of Esomeprazole Magnesium | Unit Dose Services and some common side effects associated with Esomeprazole Magnesium | Unit Dose Services.
What is Esomeprazole Magnesium | Unit Dose Services used for?
Esomeprazole Magnesium Delayed-Release Capsules USP are a proton pump inhibitor indicated for the following: Treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) ( ) • 1.1 Risk reduction of NSAID-associated gastric ulcer ( ) • 1.2 eradication to reduce the risk of duodenal ulcer recurrence ( ) • H. pylori 1.3 Pathological hypersecretory conditions, including Zollinger-Ellison syndrome ( ) • 1.4 1.1 Treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) Healing of Erosive Esophagitis Esomeprazole Magnesium Delayed-Release Capsules USP are indicated for the short-term treatment (4 to 8 weeks) in the healing and symptomatic resolution of diagnostically confirmed erosive esophagitis. For those patients who have not healed after 4 to 8 weeks of treatment, an additional 4 to 8 week course of Esomeprazole Magnesium Delayed-Release Capsules USP may be considered. Maintenance of Healing of Erosive Esophagitis Esomeprazole Magnesium Delayed-Release Capsules USP are indicated to maintain symptom resolution and healing of erosive esophagitis. Controlled studies do not extend beyond 6 months. Symptomatic Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Esomeprazole Magnesium Delayed-Release Capsules USP are indicated for short-term treatment (4 to 8 weeks) of heartburn and other symptoms associated with GERD in adults and children 1 year or older. 1.2 Risk Reduction of NSAID-Associated Gastric Ulcer Esomeprazole Magnesium Delayed-Release Capsules USP are indicated for the reduction in the occurrence of gastric ulcers associated with continuous NSAID therapy in patients at risk for developing gastric ulcers. Patients are considered to be at risk due to their age (≥ 60) and/or documented history of gastric ulcers. Controlled studies do not extend beyond 6 months. 1.3 Eradication to Reduce the Risk of Duodenal Ulcer Recurrence H. pylori Triple Therapy (Esomeprazole Magnesium Delayed-Release Capsules USP plus amoxicillin and clarithromycin): Esomeprazole Magnesium Delayed-Release Capsules USP, in combination with amoxicillin and clarithromycin, is indicated for the treatment of patients with infection and duodenal ulcer disease (active or history of within the past 5 years) to eradicate . Eradication of has been shown to reduce the risk of duodenal ulcer recurrence H. pylori H. pylori H. pylori [see Dosage and Administration ( ) and Clinical Studies ( )]. 2 14 In patients who fail therapy, susceptibility testing should be done. If resistance to clarithromycin is demonstrated or susceptibility testing is not possible, alternative antimicrobial therapy should be instituted [ ]. see Clinical Pharmacology ( ) and the prescribing information for clarithromycin 12.4 1.4 Pathological Hypersecretory Conditions Including Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome Esomeprazole Magnesium Delayed-Release Capsules USP are indicated for the long-term treatment of pathological hypersecretory conditions, including Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome.
I am currently breastfeeding and I want to know if using Esomeprazole Magnesium | Unit Dose Services is safe for my kid? Does it have any effect on milk production?
Esomeprazole is the only one ingredient used in manufacturing of Esomeprazole Magnesium | Unit Dose Services, Which makes it easier to analyze its effect in breastfeeding. As per our analysis of Esomeprazole it is safe to use Esomeprazole Magnesium | Unit Dose Services while lactating. We suggest you to check further details below about Esomeprazole usage in breastfeeding.
Statement of Manufacturer/Labeler about breastfeeding usage
8.3 Nursing Mothers Esomeprazole is likely present in human milk. Esomeprazole is the S-isomer of omeprazole and limited data indicate that maternal doses of omeprazole 20 mg daily produce low levels in human milk. Caution should be exercised when esomeprazole magnesium is administered to a nursing woman.
Esomeprazole Magnesium | Unit Dose Services Breastfeeding Analsys
Esomeprazole while Breastfeeding Safe
CAS Number: 119141-88-7
S-Enantiomer of Omeprazole with which shares similar characteristics. Due to a high serum-protein-binding capacity, Omeprazole is excreted into breast milk in non-significant amount without side-effects among breastfed infants from treated mothers. Since it's neutralized by the acid pH of stomach, capsules with enteric coated granules are used. Because of this, it is thought that the small quantity of Omeprazole that may reach the breast milk would be neutralized by infant's stomach. In addition, absorption is greatly decreased by the presence of food. Esomeprazole has been used for treatment of newborn and premature infants. Hyperprolactinemia and galactorrhea have been reported by the use of Omeprazole.
Esomeprazole Magnesium | Unit Dose Services Breastfeeding Analsys - 2
Esomeprazole while Breastfeeding
CAS Number: 119141-88-7
Esomeprazole is the -enantiomer of the proton-pump inhibitor, omeprazole. Limited information indicates that maternal doses of 20 mg daily produce low levels in milk and would not be expected to cause any adverse effects in breastfed infants.
What should I do if I am breastfeeding mother and I am already exposed to Esomeprazole Magnesium | Unit Dose Services?
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 Esomeprazole Magnesium | Unit Dose Services and have used it then do not panic as Esomeprazole Magnesium | Unit Dose Services is mostly safe in breastfeeding and should not cause any harm to your baby.
My health care provider has asked me to use Esomeprazole Magnesium | Unit Dose Services, what to do?
Definitely, Esomeprazole Magnesium | Unit Dose Services is safe in lactation for baby. No wonder your doctor has recommended it.
If I am using Esomeprazole Magnesium | Unit Dose Services, will my baby need extra monitoring?
No extra baby monitoring required while mother is using Esomeprazole Magnesium | Unit Dose Services
Who can I talk to if I have questions about usage of Esomeprazole Magnesium | Unit Dose Services 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