Reserpine Tablet 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 Reserpine Tablet while breastfeeding. We will also discuss about common side effects and warnings associated with Reserpine Tablet.

What is Reserpine Tablet used for?

Mild essential hypertension; also useful as adjunctive therapy with other antihypertensive agents in the more severe forms of hypertension; relief of symptoms in agitated psychotic states (e.g., schizophrenia), primarily in those individuals unable to tolerate phenothiazine derivatives or in those who also require antihypertensive medication.

Is Reserpine Tablet usage safe while breastfeeding? If a lactating mother is using it can there be any effect on growth or development of infant?

Reserpine Tablet high risk while breastfeeding
As Reserpine Tablet is made of only Reserpine, and Reserpine is unsafe to use in breastfeeding we can safely reach on conclusion that Reserpine Tablet is also unsafe to use while breastfeeding. Below is detailed analysis of Reserpine and Reserpine Tablet during location. We recommend you to go through provided detailed analysis as below take decision accordingly. We also recommend you talk to your health care provider before making final decision.

Statement of Manufacturer/Labeler about breastfeeding usage
Nursing Mothers Reserpine is excreted in maternal breast milk, and increased respiratory tract secretions, nasal congestion, cyanosis, and anorexia may occur in breast-fed infants. Because of the potential for adverse reactions in nursing infants and the potential for tumorigenicity shown for reserpine in animal studies, a decision should be made whether to discontinue nursing or to discontinue the drug, taking into account the importance of the drug to the mother.

Reserpine Tablet Breastfeeding Analsys

Reserpine while Breastfeeding


CAS Number: 50-55-5

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Reserpine Tablet Breastfeeding Analsys - 2

Reserpine while Breastfeeding

CAS Number: 50-55-5

Because no information is available on the use of reserpine during breastfeeding and it might adversely affect the breastfed infant, an alternate drug may be preferred, especially while nursing a newborn or preterm infant.

Is Reserpine Tablet safe while breastfeeding

What should I do if already breastfed my kid after using Reserpine Tablet?

If you observer abnormal behavior or any other health issue in infant then you should immediately call 911 or contact other contact other emergency service provider in your area otherwise closely monitor the baby and inform your doctor about your Reserpine Tablet usage and time interval of breastfeeding.

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

If your doctor knows that you are breastfeeding mother and still prescribes Reserpine Tablet then there must be good reason for that as Reserpine Tablet is considered unsafe, It usually happens when doctor finds that overall advantage of taking outweighs the overall risk.

If I am using Reserpine Tablet, will my baby need extra monitoring?

Yes, Extra monitoring is required if mother is using Reserpine Tablet and breastfeeding as it is considered unsafe for baby.

Who can I talk to if I have questions about usage of Reserpine 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