Most health expert recommend six month of exclusive breastfeeding but statics suggest that numbers are not good, almost 95% mothers start breastfeeding but this number drops to 40% in first three month and further it drops to 15% till fifth month. Sometime its due to need of medication usage. Because of these statics its important to provide good information on safety of drugs in breastfeeding so that it can be improved when possible. In this FAQ sheet we will discuss about exposure to Condylox | Podofilox Solution while breastfeeding. We will also discuss about common side effects and warnings associated with Condylox | Podofilox Solution.
What is Condylox | Podofilox Solution used for?
Condylox 0.5% Solution is indicated for the topical treatment of external genital warts (Condyloma acuminatum). This product is not indicated in the treatment of perianal or mucous membrane warts (see PRECAUTIONS).
I am breastfeeding mother and I am using Condylox | Podofilox Solution. Can it have any bad effect on my kid? Shall I search for better alternative?
Podofilox is the one and only active ingredient present in Condylox | Podofilox Solution. Podofilox in itself is a low risk drug for lactation so it is easy to understand that Condylox | Podofilox Solution also comes in category of Low Risk item while breastfeeding. Below is the summary of Podofilox 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 podofilox, 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.
Condylox | Podofilox Solution Breastfeeding Analsys
Podofilox while Breastfeeding Low Risk
CAS Number: 518-28-5
Substance obtained from a plant called podophyllum. Used as treatment of condiloma accuminata. It is cytotoxic: do not apply it on extensive areas to avoid systemic absorption, and thoroughly wash hands after use.
What should I do if already breastfed my kid after using Condylox | Podofilox Solution?
Condylox | Podofilox Solution 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 Condylox | Podofilox Solution so you should inform him based on your convenience.
I am nursing mother and my doctor has suggested me to use Condylox | Podofilox Solution, is it safe?
Condylox | Podofilox Solution 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 Condylox | Podofilox Solution, will my baby need extra monitoring?
Not much monitoring required while using Condylox | Podofilox Solution
Who can I talk to if I have questions about usage of Condylox | Podofilox Solution 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