Do you know that important immune protective proteins are present in breast milk? Breast milk also contains required vitamins, minerals, saturated and un saturated fats. These things are extremely important for development of healthy brain. If you are taking any medicine for short term or for the chronic reason then that passes in breast milk as well, that is why you should always check the drug with your health care provider. Here at DrLact we try to analyze drugs based on available researches and in this sheet we will present our analysis for Metaxalone 640 Mg.
What is Metaxalone 640 Mg used for?
Metaxalone Tablets are indicated as an adjunct to rest, physical therapy, and other measures for the relief of discomforts associated with acute, painful musculoskeletal conditions. Metaxalone Tablets are indicated as an adjunct to rest, physical therapy, and other measures for the relief of discomforts associated with acute, painful musculoskeletal conditions. (1)
Is Metaxalone 640 Mg usage safe while breastfeeding? If a lactating mother is using it can there be any effect on growth or development of infant?
As Metaxalone 640 Mg is made of only Metaxalone, and Metaxalone is unsafe to use in breastfeeding we can safely reach on conclusion that Metaxalone 640 Mg is also unsafe to use while breastfeeding. Below is detailed analysis of Metaxalone and Metaxalone 640 Mg 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
8.3 Nursing Mothers It is not known whether this drug is secreted in human milk. Because many drugs are excreted in human milk, caution should be exercised when Metaxalone Tablets are administered to a nursing woman.
Metaxalone 640 Mg Breastfeeding Analsys
Metaxalone while Breastfeeding Unsafe
CAS Number: 1665-48-1
Not commercially available in Spain
I already used Metaxalone 640 Mg and meanwhile I breastfed my baby should I be concerned?
We have already established that Metaxalone 640 Mg is unsafe in breastfeeding and breastfeeding while using Metaxalone 640 Mg 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 Metaxalone 640 Mg, is it safe?
If your doctor knows that you are breastfeeding mother and still prescribes Metaxalone 640 Mg then there must be good reason for that as Metaxalone 640 Mg is considered unsafe, It usually happens when doctor finds that overall advantage of taking outweighs the overall risk.
If I am using Metaxalone 640 Mg, will my baby need extra monitoring?
Yes, Extra monitoring is required if mother is using Metaxalone 640 Mg and breastfeeding as it is considered unsafe for baby.
Who can I talk to if I have questions about usage of Metaxalone 640 Mg 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