Do you know that important immune protective proteins are present in breast milk? Breast milk also contains required vitamins, minerals, saturated and un saturated fats. These things are extremely important for development of healthy brain. If you are taking any medicine for short term or for the chronic reason then that passes in breast milk as well, that is why you should always check the drug with your health care provider. Here at DrLact we try to analyze drugs based on available researches and in this sheet we will present our analysis for Naproxen 500 Mg.
What is Naproxen 500 Mg used for?
Carefully consider the potential benefits and risks of naproxen tablets, USP and other treatment options before deciding to use naproxen tablets, USP. Use the lowest effective dose for the shortest duration consistent with individual patient treatment goals (see WARNINGS ). Naproxen, USP as naproxen tablets, USP is indicated: For the relief of the signs and symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis For the relief of the signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis For the relief of the signs and symptoms of ankylosing spondylitis For the relief of the signs and symptoms of juvenile arthritis For relief of the signs and symptoms of tendonitis For relief of the signs and symptoms of bursitis For relief of the signs and symptoms of acute gout For the management of pain For the management of primary dysmenorrhea
Is Naproxen 500 Mg usage safe while breastfeeding? If a lactating mother is using it can there be any effect on growth or development of infant?
Naproxen 500 Mg contains only one active ingredient that is Naproxen. We have analyzed the usage of Naproxen in breastfeeding and our analysis suggest that Naproxen poses Low risk for infant while breastfeeding and hence Naproxen 500 Mg itself shall be considered Low risk item for breastfeeding.
Statement of Manufacturer/Labeler about breastfeeding usage
Nursing Mothers The naproxen anion has been found in the milk of lactating women at a concentration equivalent to approximately 1% of maximum naproxen concentration in plasma. Because of the possible adverse effects of prostaglandin-inhibiting drugs on neonates, use in nursing mothers should be avoided.
Naproxen 500 Mg Breastfeeding Analsys
Naproxen while Breastfeeding Low Risk
CAS Number: 22204-53-1
Low excreted into breast milk. However, somnolence in 10% of breastfed infants has been reported. A case of acute anemia due to hemorrhage by coagulation disturbance in an one.week aged infant. A competitive effect on liver metabolism has been shown. Long-term use while breastfeeding or in case of newborn jaundice is not recommended. Short-term or sporadic use has a low risk. The American Academy of Pediatrics rates it usually compatible with breastfeeding.
Naproxen 500 Mg Breastfeeding Analsys - 2
Naproxen while Breastfeeding
CAS Number: 22204-53-1
Limited information indicates that levels of naproxen in breastmilk are low and adverse effects in breastfed infants are apparently uncommon. However, because of naproxen's long half-life and reported serious adverse reaction in a breastfed neonate, other agents may be preferred while nursing a newborn or preterm infant.
I already used Naproxen 500 Mg and meanwhile I breastfed my baby should I be concerned?
Naproxen 500 Mg is in the category of low risk, if you have already used it then its not a big deal if health and behavior of baby is good. However your health care provider shall be aware of the fact that you have used Naproxen 500 Mg so you should inform him based on your convenience.
I am nursing mother and my doctor has suggested me to use Naproxen 500 Mg, is it safe?
Naproxen 500 Mg comes in category of low risk and if your doctor is aware that you are breastfeeding it should be ok to use without much concerns.
If I am using Naproxen 500 Mg, will my baby need extra monitoring?
Not much monitoring required while using Naproxen 500 Mg
Who can I talk to if I have questions about usage of Naproxen 500 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