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 Armour Thyroid | Thyroid, Unspecified 1 G while breastfeeding. We will also discuss about common side effects and warnings associated with Armour Thyroid | Thyroid, Unspecified 1 G.
What is Armour Thyroid | Thyroid, Unspecified 1 G used for?
Armour Thyroid tablets are indicated: As replacement or supplemental therapy in patients with hypothyroidism of any etiology, except transient hypothyroidism during the recovery phase of subacute thyroiditis. This category includes cretinism, myxedema, and ordinary hypothyroidism in patients of any age (children, adults, the elderly), or state (including pregnancy); primary hypothyroidism resulting from functional deficiency, primary atrophy, partial or total absence of thyroid gland, or the effects of surgery, radiation, or drugs, with or without the presence of goiter; and secondary (pituitary), or tertiary (hypothalamic) hypothyroidism (See WARNINGS). As pituitary TSH suppressants, in the treatment or prevention of various types of euthyroid goiters, including thyroid nodules, subacute or chronic Iymphocytic thyroiditis (Hashimoto's), multinodular goiter, and in the management of thyroid cancer.
What are the risk associated with Armour Thyroid | Thyroid, Unspecified 1 G usage while breastfeeding? What precautions shall I take while using it in breastfeeding?
As per our analysis Armour Thyroid | Thyroid, Unspecified 1 G contains only one ingredient and that is Thyroid, unspecified. We have analyzed Thyroid, unspecified and it seems to be safe to use Thyroid, unspecified while breastfeeding, that means usage of Armour Thyroid | Thyroid, Unspecified 1 G shall be safe while breastfeeding. Below you can check more details of Thyroid, unspecified usage in breastfeeding. We recommend you to go through provided detailed analysis as below take decision accordingly.
Statement of Manufacturer/Labeler about breastfeeding usage
Nursing Mothers—Minimal amounts of thyroid hormones are excreted in human milk. Thyroid is not associated with serious adverse reactions and does not have a known tumorigenic potential. However, caution should be exercised when thyroid is administered to a nursing woman.
Armour Thyroid | Thyroid, Unspecified 1 G Breastfeeding Analsys
Thyroid, unspecified while Breastfeeding
CAS Number: 8028-36-2
Thyroid is an animal-derived mixture of levothyroxine (T4) and liothyronine (T3), which are normal components of human milk. Limited data on exogenous replacement doses of levothyroxine during breastfeeding indicate no adverse effects in infants. If thyroid is required by the mother, it is not a reason to discontinue breastfeeding. The American Thyroid Association recommends that subclinical and overt hypothyroidism should be treated with levothyroxine in lactating women seeking to breastfeed. Thyroid dosage requirement may be increased in the postpartum period compared to prepregnancy requirements patients with Hashimoto's thyroiditis.
Armour Thyroid | Thyroid, Unspecified 1 G Breastfeeding Analsys - 2
Thyroid, unspecified and Breastfeeding Safe
What should I do if already breastfed my kid after using Armour Thyroid | Thyroid, Unspecified 1 G?
Armour Thyroid | Thyroid, Unspecified 1 G is safe in breastfeeding and should not create any health problem for your baby but in case you feel any health issue associated with Armour Thyroid | Thyroid, Unspecified 1 G you should contact your doctor or health care provider. Be it pregnancy or lactation you shall keep your doctor informed.
My health care provider has asked me to use Armour Thyroid | Thyroid, Unspecified 1 G, what to do?
Usage of Armour Thyroid | Thyroid, Unspecified 1 G is safe for nursing mothers and baby, No worries.
If I am using Armour Thyroid | Thyroid, Unspecified 1 G, will my baby need extra monitoring?
Who can I talk to if I have questions about usage of Armour Thyroid | Thyroid, Unspecified 1 G 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