For most of the drugs advantages of taking medications overweighs the potential risks however some drugs could be really dangerous for breastfed baby hence every medication shall be considered separately. In this page we will discuss about purpose of Edecrin | Ethacrynic Acid 25 Mg and its risk associated with lactation. We will also discuss the usage of Edecrin | Ethacrynic Acid 25 Mg and some common side effects associated with Edecrin | Ethacrynic Acid 25 Mg.
What is Edecrin | Ethacrynic Acid 25 Mg used for?
EDECRIN is indicated for treatment of edema when an agent with greater diuretic potential than those commonly employed is required. Treatment of the edema associated with congestive heart failure, cirrhosis of the liver, and renal disease, including the nephrotic syndrome. Short-term management of ascites due to malignancy, idiopathic edema, and lymphedema. Short-term management of hospitalized pediatric patients, other than infants, with congenital heart disease or the nephrotic syndrome. Intravenous SODIUM EDECRIN is indicated when a rapid onset of diuresis is desired, e.g., in acute pulmonary edema, or when gastrointestinal absorption is impaired or oral medication is not practicable.
Edecrin | Ethacrynic Acid 25 Mg while breastfeeding safe or not? Can there be any side effects for infant while using it during breastfeeding?
Edecrin | Ethacrynic Acid 25 Mg contains only one active ingredient that is Ethacrynic acid. We have analyzed the usage of Ethacrynic acid in breastfeeding and our analysis suggest that Ethacrynic acid poses Low risk for infant while breastfeeding and hence Edecrin | Ethacrynic Acid 25 Mg itself shall be considered Low risk item for breastfeeding.
Statement of Manufacturer/Labeler about breastfeeding usage
Nursing Mothers It is not known whether this drug is excreted in human milk. Because many drugs are excreted in human milk and because of the potential for serious adverse reactions in nursing infants from EDECRIN, 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.
Edecrin | Ethacrynic Acid 25 Mg Breastfeeding Analsys
Ethacrynic acid while Breastfeeding Low Risk
CAS Number: 58-54-8
Loop diuretic. Long-term treatment with diuretic drugs (particularly those Thiazides with long lasting effect and loop-acting drugs) may inhibit lactation. Use a lower dose as possible, especially during the first postnatal month.
Edecrin | Ethacrynic Acid 25 Mg Breastfeeding Analsys - 2
Ethacrynic acid while Breastfeeding
CAS Number: 58-54-8
Because no information is available on the use of ethacrynic acid during breastfeeding and because intense diuresis might decrease lactation, an alternate drug may be preferred, especially while nursing a newborn or preterm infant.
What should I do if I am breastfeeding mother and I am already exposed to Edecrin | Ethacrynic Acid 25 Mg?
During whole lactation period you shall first discuss with your doctor and then together you shall decide whether you shall take that drug or not however if you have already taken Edecrin | Ethacrynic Acid 25 Mg then you shall inform your doctor, But you should not be worried too much as Edecrin | Ethacrynic Acid 25 Mg comes in category of low risk drug.
I am nursing mother and my doctor has suggested me to use Edecrin | Ethacrynic Acid 25 Mg, is it safe?
Though Edecrin | Ethacrynic Acid 25 Mg dose not comes in category of safe drugs rather it comes in category of low risk but if your doctor is aware that you are breastfeeding your baby and has still recommended it then its advantages must be outweighing the risks.
If I am using Edecrin | Ethacrynic Acid 25 Mg, will my baby need extra monitoring?
Who can I talk to if I have questions about usage of Edecrin | Ethacrynic Acid 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