CAS Number: 69-23-8
It is used as a depot drug which has a long half-life span. No data on transfer into breastmilk are available. Avoid it whenever possible. No side-effects have been described, as a caution however, choose the shortest half-life span anti-psychotic phenotiazine drugs.
CAS Number: 69-23-8
There is no published experience with fluphenazine during breastfeeding. Very limited long-term follow-up data indicate no adverse developmental effects when other phenothiazines are used alone. Because of the lack of published experience with fluphenazine during breastfeeding, other antipsychotic agents may be preferred, especially wile nursing an newborn or preterm infant. Monitor the infant for drowsiness and developmental milestones, especially if other antipsychotics are used concurrently.
Fluphenazine Hydrochloride Tablet 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 Fluphenazine Hydrochloride Tablet so you should inform him based on your convenience.
Though Fluphenazine Hydrochloride Tablet dose not comes in category of safe drugs rather it comes in category of low risk but if your doctor is aware that you are breastfeeding your baby and has still recommended it then its advantages must be outweighing the risks.
Not much monitoring required while using Fluphenazine Hydrochloride Tablet
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