It is recommended to breastfeed exclusively for six months and then while introducing to other food sources extend it to twelve months. In this duration most mothers will need help of some sort of medication, It could be for short term like could and flue or it could be something chronic like Arthritis or Diabetes and here comes the question of safety of medication in use. In this post we will figure out what is Anzemet | Dolasetron Mesylate Tablet and whether its safe to use Anzemet | Dolasetron Mesylate Tablet while nursing or not.
What is Anzemet | Dolasetron Mesylate Tablet used for?
ANZEMET Tablets are indicated for: 1) the prevention of nausea and vomiting associated with moderately emetogenic cancer chemotherapy, including initial and repeat courses in adults and children 2 years and older; 2) the prevention of postoperative nausea and vomiting in adults and children 2 years and older.
Anzemet | Dolasetron Mesylate Tablet while breastfeeding safe or not? Can there be any side effects for infant while using it during breastfeeding?
Dolasetron mesylate is the one and only active ingredient present in Anzemet | Dolasetron Mesylate Tablet. Dolasetron mesylate in itself is a low risk drug for lactation so it is easy to understand that Anzemet | Dolasetron Mesylate Tablet also comes in category of Low Risk item while breastfeeding. Below is the summary of Dolasetron mesylate in breastfeeding.
Statement of Manufacturer/Labeler about breastfeeding usage
Nursing Mothers It is not known whether dolasetron mesylate is excreted in human milk. Because many drugs are excreted in human milk, caution should be exercised when ANZEMET Tablets are administered to a nursing woman.
Anzemet | Dolasetron Mesylate Tablet Breastfeeding Analsys
Dolasetron mesylate while Breastfeeding Low Risk
CAS Number: 115956-13-3
Not commercially available in Spain
What if I already have used Anzemet | Dolasetron Mesylate Tablet?
Anzemet | Dolasetron Mesylate 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 Anzemet | Dolasetron Mesylate Tablet so you should inform him based on your convenience.
I am nursing mother and my doctor has suggested me to use Anzemet | Dolasetron Mesylate Tablet, is it safe?
Anzemet | Dolasetron Mesylate Tablet 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 Anzemet | Dolasetron Mesylate Tablet, will my baby need extra monitoring?
Not much monitoring required while using Anzemet | Dolasetron Mesylate Tablet
Who can I talk to if I have questions about usage of Anzemet | Dolasetron Mesylate Tablet 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