Granisetron Hydrochloride Tablet while Breastfeeding
Modern medicine has evolved so much so that sooner or later every breastfeeding mother needs to take it in one form or other. Medication that is present in mothers blood will transfer into her breast milk to some extent. Most drugs do so at low levels and pose no real risk to infants but then there are some exceptions. In This post will discuss whether Granisetron Hydrochloride Tablet is safe in breast-feeding or not.

What is Granisetron Hydrochloride Tablet used for?

Granisetron Hydrochloride Tablets are indicated for the prevention of: Nausea and vomiting associated with initial and repeat courses of emetogenic cancer therapy, including high-dose cisplatin. Nausea and vomiting associated with radiation, including total body irradiation and fractionated abdominal radiation.

Granisetron Hydrochloride Tablet while breastfeeding safe or not? Can there be any side effects for infant while using it during breastfeeding?

Granisetron Hydrochloride Tablet low risk for breastfeeding
Granisetron is the one and only active ingredient present in Granisetron Hydrochloride Tablet. Granisetron in itself is a low risk drug for lactation so it is easy to understand that Granisetron Hydrochloride Tablet also comes in category of Low Risk item while breastfeeding. Below is the summary of Granisetron in breastfeeding.

Statement of Manufacturer/Labeler about breastfeeding usage
Nursing Mothers It is not known whether granisetron is excreted in human milk. Because many drugs are excreted in human milk, caution should be exercised when granisetron hydrochloride is administered to a nursing woman.

Granisetron Hydrochloride Tablet Breastfeeding Analsys

Granisetron while Breastfeeding

Low Risk

CAS Number: 109889-09-0

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Granisetron Hydrochloride Tablet and breastfeeding

I am nursing mother and I have already used Granisetron Hydrochloride Tablet, what should I do?

Granisetron 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 Granisetron Hydrochloride Tablet so you should inform him based on your convenience.

I am nursing mother and my doctor has suggested me to use Granisetron Hydrochloride Tablet, is it safe?

Though Granisetron 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.

If I am using Granisetron Hydrochloride Tablet, will my baby need extra monitoring?

Not much monitoring required while using Granisetron Hydrochloride Tablet

Who can I talk to if I have questions about usage of Granisetron Hydrochloride 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