Breast milk is superior in nutrition, It provides resistance against infections and allergies, It is naturally sterile. Despite all the advantages of breastfeeding some mothers choose to pause the breastfeeding in fear of harmful effects of medicines passing in breast milk. Are you wondering about breastfeeding and using Diclofenac Epolamine Patch ? Know what is Diclofenac Epolamine Patch and how it can affect your breast milk and whether Diclofenac Epolamine Patch is safe for your kid or not.
What is Diclofenac Epolamine Patch used for?
DICLOFENAC EPOLAMINE TOPICAL PATCH 1.3% is indicated for the topical treatment of acute pain due to minor strains, sprains, and contusions. DICLOFENAC EPOLAMINE TOPICAL PATCH 1.3% contains diclofenac epolamine, which is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), and is indicated for the topical treatment of acute pain due to minor strains, sprains, and contusions. (1)
I am breastfeeding mother and I am using Diclofenac Epolamine Patch. Can it have any bad effect on my kid? Shall I search for better alternative?
Diclofenac epolamine is the only one ingredient used in manufacturing of Diclofenac Epolamine Patch, Which makes it easier to analyze its effect in breastfeeding. As per our analysis of Diclofenac epolamine it is safe to use Diclofenac Epolamine Patch while lactating. We suggest you to check further details below about Diclofenac epolamine usage in breastfeeding.
Diclofenac Epolamine Patch Breastfeeding Analsys
Diclofenac epolamine while Breastfeeding Safe
CAS Number: 119623-66-4
High plasma protein binding makes excretion into breast milk to be very low. Because the latter and a rapid elimination rate it is considered to be compatible with breastfeeding.
What if I already have used Diclofenac Epolamine Patch?
As usage of Diclofenac Epolamine Patch is mostly safe while breastfeeding hence there should not be any concern. In case of any change in behavior or health of your baby you should inform your health care provider about usage of Diclofenac Epolamine Patch else no further action is required.
I am nursing mother and my doctor has suggested me to use Diclofenac Epolamine Patch, is it safe?
Definitely, Diclofenac Epolamine Patch is safe in lactation for baby. No wonder your doctor has recommended it.
If I am using Diclofenac Epolamine Patch, will my baby need extra monitoring?
No extra baby monitoring required while mother is using Diclofenac Epolamine Patch
Who can I talk to if I have questions about usage of Diclofenac Epolamine Patch 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