Doxazosin Mesylate 2 Mg Breastfeeding
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 Doxazosin Mesylate 2 Mg and its risk associated with lactation. We will also discuss the usage of Doxazosin Mesylate 2 Mg and some common side effects associated with Doxazosin Mesylate 2 Mg.

What is Doxazosin Mesylate 2 Mg used for?

A. Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) Doxazosin mesylate is indicated for the treatment of both the urinary outflow obstruction and obstructive and irritative symptoms associated with BPH: obstructive symptoms (hesitation, intermittency, dribbling, weak urinary stream, incomplete emptying of the bladder) and irritative symptoms (nocturia, daytime frequency, urgency, burning). Doxazosin mesylate may be used in all BPH patients whether hypertensive or normotensive. In patients with hypertension and BPH, both conditions were effectively treated with Doxazosin mesylate monotherapy. Doxazosin mesylate provides rapid improvement in symptoms and urinary flow rate in 66–71% of patients. Sustained improvements with Doxazosin mesylate were seen in patients treated for up to 14 weeks in double-blind studies and up to 2 years in open-label studies. B. Hypertension Doxazosin mesylate is also indicated for the treatment of hypertension. Doxazosin mesylate may be used alone or in combination with diuretics, beta-adrenergic blocking agents, calcium channel blockers, or angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors.

Is Doxazosin Mesylate 2 Mg usage safe while breastfeeding? If a lactating mother is using it can there be any effect on growth or development of infant?

Doxazosin Mesylate 2 Mg safe for breastfeeding
Doxazosin is the only one ingredient used in manufacturing of Doxazosin Mesylate 2 Mg, Which makes it easier to analyze its effect in breastfeeding. As per our analysis of Doxazosin it is safe to use Doxazosin Mesylate 2 Mg while lactating. We suggest you to check further details below about Doxazosin usage in breastfeeding.

Statement of Manufacturer/Labeler about breastfeeding usage
Nursing Mothers Studies in lactating rats given a single oral dose of 1 mg/kg of [2-14C]- Doxazosin mesylate indicate that doxazosin accumulates in rat breast milk with a maximum concentration about 20 times greater than the maternal plasma concentration. It is not known whether this drug is excreted in human milk. Because many drugs are excreted in human milk, caution should be exercised when Doxazosin mesylate is administered to a nursing mother.

Doxazosin Mesylate 2 Mg Breastfeeding Analsys

Doxazosin while Breastfeeding


CAS Number: 77883-43-3

It is excreted into breast milk in clinically non-significant amount possibly due to its high plasma protein binding capacity. Until more extensive published data about this drug regarding breastfeeding are available a safer alternative drug may be used, especially during the neonatal period and/or in case of premature infants.

Doxazosin Mesylate 2 Mg Breastfeeding Analsys - 2

Doxazosin while Breastfeeding

CAS Number: 74191-85-8

Limited information indicates that maternal doses of 4 mg daily produce low very 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 Doxazosin Mesylate 2 Mg?

Doxazosin Mesylate 2 Mg is safe in breastfeeding and should not create any health problem for your baby but in case you feel any health issue associated with Doxazosin Mesylate 2 Mg you should contact your doctor or health care provider. Be it pregnancy or lactation you shall keep your doctor informed.

I am nursing mother and my doctor has suggested me to use Doxazosin Mesylate 2 Mg, is it safe?

Definitely, Doxazosin Mesylate 2 Mg is safe in lactation for baby. No wonder your doctor has recommended it.

If I am using Doxazosin Mesylate 2 Mg, will my baby need extra monitoring?

No extra baby monitoring required while mother is using Doxazosin Mesylate 2 Mg

Who can I talk to if I have questions about usage of Doxazosin Mesylate 2 Mg 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