There are high number of clear evidence that breastfeeding provides best nutrition that you can give to your baby. It is also evident that lactation is good for mothers health as well. Evolution has designed breastfeeding in a way that it caters all nutritional need of your child. However modern medicine is quite new for evolution, that is why mothers body is not well prepared to filter unnecessary chemical found in medicines. It becomes a necessity to figure out which drug is safe and which drug is dangerous for your newborn while nursing. In this article we will understand function of Mintezol | Thiabendazole Tablet, Chewable and its suitability with breastfeeding.
What is Mintezol | Thiabendazole Tablet, Chewable used for?
MINTEZOL is indicated for the treatment of: Strongyloidiasis (threadworm) Cutaneous larva migrans (creeping eruption) Visceral larva migrans Trichinosis: Relief of symptoms and fever and a reduction of eosinophilia have followed the use of MINTEZOL during the invasion stage of the disease. Thiabendazole is usually inappropriate as first line therapy for enterobiasis (pinworm). However, when enterobiasis occurs with any of the conditions listed above, additional therapy is not required for most patients. MINTEZOL should be used only in the following infestations when more specific therapy is not available or cannot be used or when further therapy with a second agent is desirable: Uncinariasis (hookworm: Necator americanus and Ancylostoma duodenale); Trichuriasis (whipworm); Ascariasis (large roundworm).
What are the risk associated with Mintezol | Thiabendazole Tablet, Chewable usage while breastfeeding? What precautions shall I take while using it in breastfeeding?
Thiabendazole is the one and only active ingredient present in Mintezol | Thiabendazole Tablet, Chewable. Thiabendazole in itself is a low risk drug for lactation so it is easy to understand that Mintezol | Thiabendazole Tablet, Chewable also comes in category of Low Risk item while breastfeeding. Below is the summary of Thiabendazole in breastfeeding.
Statement of Manufacturer/Labeler about breastfeeding usage
Nursing Mothers It is not known whether this drug is excreted in human milk. Because of the potential for serious adverse reactions in nursing infants from MINTEZOL, a decision should be made whether to discontinue nursing or to discontinue the drug, taking into account the importance of the drug to the mother.
Mintezol | Thiabendazole Tablet, Chewable Breastfeeding Analsys
Thiabendazole while Breastfeeding Low Risk
CAS Number: 148-79-8
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What should I do if I am breastfeeding mother and I am already exposed to Mintezol | Thiabendazole Tablet, Chewable?
During whole lactation period you shall first discuss with your doctor and then together you shall decide whether you shall take that drug or not however if you have already taken Mintezol | Thiabendazole Tablet, Chewable then you shall inform your doctor, But you should not be worried too much as Mintezol | Thiabendazole Tablet, Chewable comes in category of low risk drug.
My health care provider has asked me to use Mintezol | Thiabendazole Tablet, Chewable, what to do?
Mintezol | Thiabendazole Tablet, Chewable 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 Mintezol | Thiabendazole Tablet, Chewable, will my baby need extra monitoring?
Who can I talk to if I have questions about usage of Mintezol | Thiabendazole Tablet, Chewable 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