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 Fiber Laxative | Psyllium Husk Capsule while breastfeeding. We will also discuss about common side effects and warnings associated with Fiber Laxative | Psyllium Husk Capsule.
What is Fiber Laxative | Psyllium Husk Capsule used for?
relieves: occasional constipation helps restore regularity promotes normal function of the bowel
Brief: Fiber laxative
What are the risk associated with Fiber Laxative | Psyllium Husk Capsule usage while breastfeeding? What precautions shall I take while using it in breastfeeding?
Active ingredient in Fiber Laxative | Psyllium Husk Capsule is Psyllium husk and based on our analysis of Psyllium husk it appears that using Fiber Laxative | Psyllium Husk Capsule is safe in breastfeeding. Below is analysis of Psyllium husk while breastfeeding.
Fiber Laxative | Psyllium Husk Capsule Breastfeeding Analsys
Psyllium husk while Breastfeeding Safe
CAS Number: 8063-16-9
The seeds are used. It contains polysaccharides such as cellulose and mucilage.Mild laxative effect on mechanical absorption of fluids into the bowel. Substance with hypocholestereming and hypoglycemic effect. Widely used plant even during pregnancy.Given its absent intestinal absorption, it does not pass into plasma and therefore fails to appear in the breast milk.Infants of mothers who took psyllium have showed no problems at all.
Fiber Laxative | Psyllium Husk Capsule Breastfeeding Analsys - 2
Psyllium husk while Breastfeeding
CAS Number: 8063-16-9
Few data are available on psyllium use during breastfeeding; however, it is unabsorbed orally. Most authorities consider psyllium acceptable to use during breastfeeding.
What should I do if already breastfed my kid after using Fiber Laxative | Psyllium Husk Capsule?
As usage of Fiber Laxative | Psyllium Husk Capsule 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 Fiber Laxative | Psyllium Husk Capsule else no further action is required.
I am nursing mother and my doctor has suggested me to use Fiber Laxative | Psyllium Husk Capsule, is it safe?
Usage of Fiber Laxative | Psyllium Husk Capsule is safe for nursing mothers and baby, No worries.
If I am using Fiber Laxative | Psyllium Husk Capsule, will my baby need extra monitoring?
Who can I talk to if I have questions about usage of Fiber Laxative | Psyllium Husk Capsule 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