Most health expert recommend six month of exclusive breastfeeding but statics suggest that numbers are not good, almost 95% mothers start breastfeeding but this number drops to 40% in first three month and further it drops to 15% till fifth month. Sometime its due to need of medication usage. Because of these statics its important to provide good information on safety of drugs in breastfeeding so that it can be improved when possible. In this FAQ sheet we will discuss about exposure to Causticum | Hahnemanns Causticum Granule while breastfeeding. We will also discuss about common side effects and warnings associated with Causticum | Hahnemanns Causticum Granule.
What is Causticum | Hahnemanns Causticum Granule used for?
Helps to support muscle health Directions Adults: Take five granules three times daily or as recommended by your healthcare practitioner. Children: Take three granules and follow adult directions.
Brief: Indications Helps to support muscle health
What are the risk associated with Causticum | Hahnemanns Causticum Granule usage while breastfeeding? What precautions shall I take while using it in breastfeeding?
FDA does not regulate Causticum | Hahnemanns Causticum Granule. There is no credible study done on safety of Causticum | Hahnemanns Causticum Granule while breastfeeding, Same holds truth for almost all homeopathic medicines however homeopathic medicines go through a process called potentisation. In potentisation homeopathic preparation goes through repeated dilution and shaking. Homeopaths state that repeated dilution and shaking helps the body to heal naturally. Due to extreme dilution of active ingredients homeopathic medicines are mostly safe in breastfeeding, Hence we can consider Causticum | Hahnemanns Causticum Granule as safe to use while breastfeeding.. Below we have provided analysis of its active ingredients. Safety rating of ingredients holds truth for herbal product but may not apply for homeopathic diluted drugs.
What should I do if already breastfed my kid after using Causticum | Hahnemanns Causticum Granule?
Due to high dilution of ingredients in homeopathic medicines they do not create much problem for baby. Causticum | Hahnemanns Causticum Granule is a homeopathic medicine and if your baby does not have any abnormal symptoms then there is nothing to worry about. Be careful with too much usage of ethanol based homeopathic medicines during breastfeeding.
I am nursing mother and my doctor has suggested me to use Causticum | Hahnemanns Causticum Granule, is it safe?
Homeopathic medicines are usually safe in breastfeeding and if Causticum | Hahnemanns Causticum Granule has been recommended by doctor then there should be no concern about its usage in breastfeeding.
If I am using Causticum | Hahnemanns Causticum Granule, will my baby need extra monitoring?
Who can I talk to if I have questions about usage of Causticum | Hahnemanns Causticum Granule 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