Modern medicine has evolved so much so that sooner or later every breastfeeding mother needs to take it in one form or other. Medication that is present in mothers blood will transfer into her breast milk to some extent. Most drugs do so at low levels and pose no real risk to infants but then there are some exceptions. In This post will discuss whether Kali Muriaticum Liquid is safe in breast-feeding or not.
What is Kali Muriaticum Liquid used for?
SECTION Cell Salt; Nose, throat & ear discharge; Dandruff; Loss of voice; Hemorrhoids, Swelling around joints.
Purpose: OTC - PURPOSE SECTION Cell Salt; Nose, throat & ear discharge; Dandruff; Loss of voice; Hemorrhoids, Swelling around joints.
Is Kali Muriaticum Liquid usage safe while breastfeeding? If a lactating mother is using it can there be any effect on growth or development of infant?
As per our analysis Kali Muriaticum Liquid contains only one ingredient and that is Potassium chloride. We have analyzed Potassium chloride and it seems to be safe to use Potassium chloride while breastfeeding, that means usage of Kali Muriaticum Liquid shall be safe while breastfeeding. Below you can check more details of Potassium chloride usage in breastfeeding. We recommend you to go through provided detailed analysis as below take decision accordingly.
Note: Due to high dilution of active ingredients in homeopathic medicines most homeopathic medicines are safe while breastfeeding.
Kali Muriaticum Liquid Breastfeeding Analsys
Potassium chloride while Breastfeeding Safe
CAS Number: 7447-40-7
Human milk has a potassium concentration of 13 meq/L, almost a half of rehydration solution content and a quarter of maximal IV recommended dose. Potassium supplementation does not alter milk concentration without increasing mother’s serum concentration, which is strictly limited from 3,5 to 5,5 meq/L.
I am nursing mother and I have already used Kali Muriaticum Liquid, what should I do?
Homeopathic medicines usually do not cause harmful effects on breastfed babies. Kali Muriaticum Liquid is a homeopathic medicine and if your baby does not have any abnormal symptoms then there is nothing to worry about. Some homeopathic medicines contain alcohol (ethanol) and such homeopathic medicines in high dosage can have bad effect on development of baby.
I am nursing mother and my doctor has suggested me to use Kali Muriaticum Liquid, is it safe?
Homeopathic medicines are usually safe in breastfeeding and if Kali Muriaticum Liquid has been recommended by doctor then there should be no doubt about its usage in breastfeeding.
If I am using Kali Muriaticum Liquid, will my baby need extra monitoring?
Who can I talk to if I have questions about usage of Kali Muriaticum Liquid 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