Metoprolol Tartrate 25 Mg Breastfeeding
American Academy of Pediatrics and other medical experts exclusively recommend to breastfeed the baby for first 6 months. Once you introduce baby to other foods it is recommended to breastfeed for at least first year of babys life. Taking medication while breastfeeding could be tricky as most drugs pass in breast milk. In this article we will evaluate Metoprolol Tartrate 25 Mg for its safety in breastfeeding.

What is Metoprolol Tartrate 25 Mg used for?

Hypertension Metoprolol tartrate tablets are indicated for the treatment of hypertension. They may be used alone or in combination with other antihypertensive agents. Angina Pectoris Metoprolol tartrate tablets are indicated in the long-term treatment of angina pectoris. Myocardial Infarction Metoprolol tartrate tablets are indicated in the treatment of hemodynamically stable patients with definite or suspected acute myocardial infarction to reduce cardiovascular mortality when used alone or in conjunction with intravenous metoprolol. Oral metoprolol therapy can be initiated after intravenous metoprolol therapy or, alternatively, oral treatment can begin within 3 to 10 days of the acute event (see DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION, CONTRAINDICATIONS, and WARNINGS.

I am breastfeeding mother and I am using Metoprolol Tartrate 25 Mg. Can it have any bad effect on my kid? Shall I search for better alternative?

Metoprolol Tartrate 25 Mg safe for breastfeeding
Active ingredient in Metoprolol Tartrate 25 Mg is Metoprolol tartrate and based on our analysis of Metoprolol tartrate it appears that using Metoprolol Tartrate 25 Mg is safe in breastfeeding. Below is analysis of Metoprolol tartrate while breastfeeding.

Statement of Manufacturer/Labeler about breastfeeding usage
Nursing Mothers Metoprolol is excreted in breast milk in a very small quantity. An infant consuming one liter of breast milk daily would receive a dose of less than 1 mg of the drug.

Metoprolol Tartrate 25 Mg Breastfeeding Analsys

Metoprolol tartrate while Breastfeeding


CAS Number: 51384-51-1

It is excreted into breast milk in non-significant amount without side-effects observed among infants whose mothers were taking this medication. Plasma levels in those infants were very low or undetectable. The American Academy of Pediatrics says that it is usually compatible with breastfeeding.

Metoprolol Tartrate 25 Mg Breastfeeding Analsys - 2

Metoprolol tartrate while Breastfeeding

CAS Number: 37350-58-6

Because of the low levels of metoprolol in breastmilk, amounts ingested by the infant are small and would not be expected to cause any adverse effects in breastfed infants. Studies on the use of metoprolol during breastfeeding have found no adverse reactions in breastfed infants. No special precautions are required.

I already used Metoprolol Tartrate 25 Mg and meanwhile I breastfed my baby should I be concerned?

Metoprolol Tartrate 25 Mg is safe in breastfeeding and should not create any health problem for your baby but in case you feel any health issue associated with Metoprolol Tartrate 25 Mg you should contact your doctor or health care provider. Be it pregnancy or lactation you shall keep your doctor informed.

I am nursing mother and my doctor has suggested me to use Metoprolol Tartrate 25 Mg, is it safe?

Definitely, Metoprolol Tartrate 25 Mg is safe in lactation for baby. No wonder your doctor has recommended it.

If I am using Metoprolol Tartrate 25 Mg, will my baby need extra monitoring?

No extra baby monitoring required while mother is using Metoprolol Tartrate 25 Mg

Who can I talk to if I have questions about usage of Metoprolol Tartrate 25 Mg 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