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 Econochlor | Chloramphenicol Solution.
What is Econochlor | Chloramphenicol Solution used for?
USAGE Chloramphenicol should be used only in those serious infections for which less potentially dangerous drugs are ineffective or contraindicated. Bacteriological studies should be performed to determine the causative organisms and their sensitivity to chloramphenicol (See Box Warning). For treatment of ocular infections involving the conjunctiva and/or cornea caused by chloramphenicol-susceptible organisms. Chloramphenicol has a wide spectrum of antimicrobial activity and is effective against many gram negative and gram positive bacteria, including the following common eye pathogens: Staphylococcus aureus Streptococci, including Streptococcus pneumoniae Escherichia coli Haemophilus influenzae Klebsiella/Enterobacter species Neisseria species Moraxella lacunata (Morax-Axenfeld bacillus) The product does not provide adequate coverage against: Pseudomonas aeruginosa Serratia marcescens
What are the risk associated with Econochlor | Chloramphenicol Solution usage while breastfeeding? What precautions shall I take while using it in breastfeeding?
As Econochlor | Chloramphenicol Solution is made of only Chloramphenicol, and Chloramphenicol is unsafe to use in breastfeeding we can safely reach on conclusion that Econochlor | Chloramphenicol Solution is also unsafe to use while breastfeeding. Below is detailed analysis of Chloramphenicol and Econochlor | Chloramphenicol Solution during location. We recommend you to go through provided detailed analysis as below take decision accordingly. We also recommend you talk to your health care provider before making final decision.
Econochlor | Chloramphenicol Solution Breastfeeding Analsys
Chloramphenicol while Breastfeeding Unsafe
CAS Number: 56-75-7
Stupor, flatulence or vomiting have been described. Theoretical risk though never reported of bone marrow toxicity. Use only if necessary. Avoid any use during neonatal period. Be aware of the possibility of false negative results of bacterial cultures when the mother is on antibiotics.
Econochlor | Chloramphenicol Solution Breastfeeding Analsys - 2
Chloramphenicol while Breastfeeding
CAS Number: 56-75-7
Adverse reactions such as vomiting, excessive intestinal gas and falling asleep at the breast have been reported in breastfed infants whose mothers were taking oral chloramphenicol. Milk concentrations are not sufficient to induce "gray baby" syndrome, but since chloramphenicol-induced aplastic anemia is not dose-related, this might occur, but has not been reported. An alternate drug is preferred to chloramphenicol during breastfeeding, especially while nursing a newborn or preterm infant. If the mother must receive chloramphenicol during nursing, monitor the infant for gastrointestinal disturbances and adequacy of nursing. Monitoring of the infant's complete blood count and differential is advisable. In some cases, discontinuation of breastfeeding might be preferred.
I already used Econochlor | Chloramphenicol Solution and meanwhile I breastfed my baby should I be concerned?
If you observer abnormal behavior or any other health issue in infant then you should immediately call 911 or contact other contact other emergency service provider in your area otherwise closely monitor the baby and inform your doctor about your Econochlor | Chloramphenicol Solution usage and time interval of breastfeeding.
I am nursing mother and my doctor has suggested me to use Econochlor | Chloramphenicol Solution, is it safe?
If your doctor knows that you are breastfeeding mother and still prescribes Econochlor | Chloramphenicol Solution then there must be good reason for that as Econochlor | Chloramphenicol Solution is considered unsafe, It usually happens when doctor finds that overall advantage of taking outweighs the overall risk.
If I am using Econochlor | Chloramphenicol Solution, will my baby need extra monitoring?
Yes, Extra monitoring is required if mother is using Econochlor | Chloramphenicol Solution and breastfeeding as it is considered unsafe for baby.
Who can I talk to if I have questions about usage of Econochlor | Chloramphenicol Solution 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