Adalat Cc | Nifedipine Tablet while Breastfeeding

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 Adalat Cc | Nifedipine Tablet while breastfeeding. We will also discuss about common side effects and warnings associated with Adalat Cc | Nifedipine Tablet.

What is Adalat Cc | Nifedipine Tablet used for?

INDICATION AND USAGE Adalat CC is indicated for the treatment of hypertension. It may be used alone or in combination with other antihypertensive agents.

I am breastfeeding mother and I am using Adalat Cc | Nifedipine Tablet. Can it have any bad effect on my kid? Shall I search for better alternative?

Adalat Cc | Nifedipine Tablet safe for breastfeeding
Active ingredient in Adalat Cc | Nifedipine Tablet is Nifedipine and based on our analysis of Nifedipine it appears that using Adalat Cc | Nifedipine Tablet is safe in breastfeeding. Below is analysis of Nifedipine while breastfeeding.

Statement of Manufacturer/Labeler about breastfeeding usage
Nursing Mothers Nifedipine is excreted in human milk. Nursing mothers are advised not to breastfeed their babies when taking the drug.

Adalat Cc | Nifedipine Tablet Breastfeeding Analsys

Nifedipine while Breastfeeding


CAS Number: 21829-25-4

Excreted into breast milk in non-significant amount with no problems among breastfed infants whose mothers were treated with this medication. No alteration on breast milk composition has been seen. Shown to be effective at a dose of 10 - 20 mg three times-a-day for pain relief related to Raynaud's phenomena of the nipple, which is a highly painful vasospasm triggered by cold exposition or trauma produced by inadequate latch-on to the breast. Side effect on the mother should be addressed. American Academy of Pediatrics 2001: Maternal Medication Usually Compatible With Breastfeeding. Eleventh WHO Model List of Essential Drugs 2002: Compatible with breastfeeding.

Adalat Cc | Nifedipine Tablet Breastfeeding Analsys - 2

Nifedipine while Breastfeeding

CAS Number: 21829-25-4

Because of the low levels of nifedipine in breastmilk, amounts ingested by the infant are small and no adverse effects have been reported among a limited number of infants exposed to nifedipine in breastmilk. Nifedipine is used to treat painful nipple vasospasm (e.g., Raynaud phenomenon) in nursing mothers.[1]

Adalat Cc | Nifedipine Tablet and breastfeeding

What should I do if already breastfed my kid after using Adalat Cc | Nifedipine Tablet?

As usage of Adalat Cc | Nifedipine Tablet is mostly safe while breastfeeding hence there should not be any concern. In case of any change in behavior or health of your baby you should inform your health care provider about usage of Adalat Cc | Nifedipine Tablet else no further action is required.

I am nursing mother and my doctor has suggested me to use Adalat Cc | Nifedipine Tablet, is it safe?

Usage of Adalat Cc | Nifedipine Tablet is safe for nursing mothers and baby, No worries.

If I am using Adalat Cc | Nifedipine Tablet, will my baby need extra monitoring?


Who can I talk to if I have questions about usage of Adalat Cc | Nifedipine 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