Deconsal Ct Tablet, Chewable Breastfeeding

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 Deconsal Ct Tablet, Chewable and whether its safe to use Deconsal Ct Tablet, Chewable while nursing or not.

What is Deconsal Ct Tablet, Chewable used for?

Deconsal® CT Chewable Tablets are indicated for the symptomatic relief of coryza, nasal congestion associated with the common cold, sinusitis, allergic rhinitis, and other upper respiratory tract conditions. Appropriate therapy should be provided for the primary disease.

I am breastfeeding mother and I am using Deconsal Ct Tablet, Chewable. Can it have any bad effect on my kid? Shall I search for better alternative?

Deconsal Ct Tablet, Chewable low risk for breastfeeding
Phenylephrine hydrochloride and Pyrilamine maleate are the two main ingredients of Deconsal Ct Tablet, Chewable. Based on our individual analysis of Phenylephrine hydrochloride and Pyrilamine maleate we can safely say that Deconsal Ct Tablet, Chewable has low risk while breastfeeding. Below we have summarized the usage of Phenylephrine hydrochloride and Pyrilamine maleate while breastfeeding, we recommend you to go through it for better understanding of your usage.

Deconsal Ct Tablet, Chewable Breastfeeding Analsys

Phenylephrine hydrochloride while Breastfeeding

Low Risk

CAS Number: 59-42-7

Used on topical decongestant solutions for nose drops at low concentration. 10% midriatic eye drops are available. Because low concentration is used on nose and ophtalmic drops a significant excretion into breast milk is unlikely. Low oral biodisponibility minimizes any risk of harmful effect in the infant. Authorized for nasal or ophtalmic use on children aged younger than 1 year. Although on latest update relevant data on breastfeeding was not found it is considered to be safe when minimal dose is used. Avoid excessive or long term use. A related drug Pseudoephedrine can inhibit milk production. It would be advisable to press on the lachrimal sac to minimize absorption.

Pyrilamine maleate while Breastfeeding

Low Risk

CAS Number: 59-33-6

First generation antihistamine with sedative and important antimuscarinic effects. Such remarkable anticholinergic effect may inhibit lactation. At latest update no published data on excretion into breast milk were found. Drug with poor scientific support which is marketed in very few countries.Marketed as part of in many “at the counter” compounds in association poliasociación with expectorants, bronchodilators, antitussives, etc. Avoid the use of drug associations mostly while breastfeeding. Although occasional and moderate use during lactation would probably not pose a serious risk, a safer alternative should be preferred until more data on this drug related to breastfeeding is available. Topically used on the skin, it would not represent a risk during breastfeeding. Avoid applying it on the breast. Assess the child for drowsiness and inappropriate infant feeding.It is not recommended bed-sharing with your baby if you are on this medication.

Deconsal Ct Tablet, Chewable Breastfeeding Analsys - 2

Phenylephrine hydrochloride while Breastfeeding

CAS Number: 59-42-7

The oral bioavailability of phenylephrine is only about 40%,[1] so the drug is unlikely to reach the infant in large amounts. However, intravenous or oral administration of phenylephrine might decrease milk production. Because no information is available on the use of oral phenylephrine during breastfeeding, an alternate drug may be preferred, especially while nursing a newborn or preterm infant.Phenylephrine nasal spray or ophthalmic drops are less likely to decrease lactation. To substantially diminish the effect of the drug after using eye drops, place pressure over the tear duct by the corner of the eye for 1 minute or more, then remove the excess solution with an absorbent tissue.

What if I already have used Deconsal Ct Tablet, Chewable?

Deconsal Ct Tablet, Chewable 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 Deconsal Ct Tablet, Chewable so you should inform him based on your convenience.

I am nursing mother and my doctor has suggested me to use Deconsal Ct Tablet, Chewable, is it safe?

Deconsal Ct Tablet, Chewable 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 Deconsal Ct Tablet, Chewable, will my baby need extra monitoring?

Not much monitoring required while using Deconsal Ct Tablet, Chewable

Who can I talk to if I have questions about usage of Deconsal Ct Tablet, Chewable 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