It is a well known fact that breastfeeding is best source of nutrition for infants. Breast milk provides minerals, vitamins and antibodies in most acceptable format when they need it. Nutrition taken by mother passes to breast-milk and same thing applies to medicines taken by mothers. Not all drugs cause problem for baby but some do. Lets analyze if Cylert | Pemoline 40 Meq is safe for baby while breastfed.
What is Cylert | Pemoline 40 Meq used for?
CYLERT (pemoline) is indicated in Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Because of its association with life threatening hepatic failure, CYLERT should not ordinarily be considered as first line therapy for ADHD (see BOXED WARNING). CYLERT (pemoline) therapy should be part of a total treatment program which typically includes other remedial measures (psychological, educational, social) for a stabilizing effect in children with a behavioral syndrome characterized by the following group of developmentally inappropriate symptoms: moderate to severe distractibility, short attention span, hyperactivity, emotional lability, and impulsivity. The diagnosis of this syndrome should not be made with finality when these symptoms are only of comparatively recent origin. Nonlocalizing (soft) neurological signs, learning disability, and abnormal EEG may or may not be present, and a diagnosis of central nervous system dysfunction may or may not be warranted.
Is Cylert | Pemoline 40 Meq usage safe while breastfeeding? If a lactating mother is using it can there be any effect on growth or development of infant?
As Cylert | Pemoline 40 Meq is made of only Pemoline, and Pemoline is unsafe to use in breastfeeding we can safely reach on conclusion that Cylert | Pemoline 40 Meq is also unsafe to use while breastfeeding. Below is detailed analysis of Pemoline and Cylert | Pemoline 40 Meq during location. We recommend you to go through provided detailed analysis as below take decision accordingly. We also recommend you talk to your health care provider before making final decision.
Statement of Manufacturer/Labeler about breastfeeding usage
Nursing Mothers It is not known whether this drug is excreted in human milk. Because many drugs are excreted in human milk, caution should be exercised when CYLERT is administered to a nursing woman.
Cylert | Pemoline 40 Meq Breastfeeding Analsys
Pemoline while Breastfeeding Unsafe
CAS Number: 2152-34-3
Pemoline is a psycho-stimulant drug, which avoidance while BF is desirable.
What should I do if already breastfed my kid after using Cylert | Pemoline 40 Meq?
We have already established that Cylert | Pemoline 40 Meq is unsafe in breastfeeding and breastfeeding while using Cylert | Pemoline 40 Meq is not a good idea however if have already used and then breastfed the baby then you shall monitor the behavior and health of baby closely and inform your doctor as soon as possible. In case of emergency please call 911.
I am nursing mother and my doctor has suggested me to use Cylert | Pemoline 40 Meq, is it safe?
If your doctor knows that you are breastfeeding mother and still prescribes Cylert | Pemoline 40 Meq then there must be good reason for that as Cylert | Pemoline 40 Meq is considered unsafe, It usually happens when doctor finds that overall advantage of taking outweighs the overall risk.
If I am using Cylert | Pemoline 40 Meq, will my baby need extra monitoring?
Yes, Extra monitoring is required if mother is using Cylert | Pemoline 40 Meq and breastfeeding as it is considered unsafe for baby.
Who can I talk to if I have questions about usage of Cylert | Pemoline 40 Meq 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