Breast milk is superior in nutrition, It provides resistance against infections and allergies, It is naturally sterile. Despite all the advantages of breastfeeding some mothers choose to pause the breastfeeding in fear of harmful effects of medicines passing in breast milk. Are you wondering about breastfeeding and using Isoptin Sr | Verapamil Hydrochloride Tablet ? Know what is Isoptin Sr | Verapamil Hydrochloride Tablet and how it can affect your breast milk and whether Isoptin Sr | Verapamil Hydrochloride Tablet is safe for your kid or not.
What is Isoptin Sr | Verapamil Hydrochloride Tablet used for?
ISOPTIN SR (verapamil HCI) is indicated for the management of essential hypertension.
I am currently breastfeeding and I want to know if using Isoptin Sr | Verapamil Hydrochloride Tablet is safe for my kid? Does it have any effect on milk production?
Verapamil hydrochloride is the only one ingredient used in manufacturing of Isoptin Sr | Verapamil Hydrochloride Tablet, Which makes it easier to analyze its effect in breastfeeding. As per our analysis of Verapamil hydrochloride it is safe to use Isoptin Sr | Verapamil Hydrochloride Tablet while lactating. We suggest you to check further details below about Verapamil hydrochloride usage in breastfeeding.
Statement of Manufacturer/Labeler about breastfeeding usage
Nursing Mothers Verapamil is excreted in human milk. Because of the potential for adverse reactions in nursing infants from verapamil, nursing should be discontinued while verapamil is administered.
Isoptin Sr | Verapamil Hydrochloride Tablet Breastfeeding Analsys
Verapamil hydrochloride while Breastfeeding Safe
CAS Number: 152-11-4
It is excreted in breast milk in clinically non-significant amount and no problems have been observed in infants whose mothers were receiving this treatment.Plasma levels in these infants were undetectable or very low. Verapamil may induce to an increase of plasma Prolactin levels. American Academy of Pediatrics: usually compatible with breastfeeding medication.WHO List of Essential Medicines 2002: compatible with breastfeeding.
Isoptin Sr | Verapamil Hydrochloride Tablet Breastfeeding Analsys - 2
Verapamil hydrochloride while Breastfeeding
CAS Number: 52-53-9
Limited information indicates that maternal doses of verapamil up to 360 mg daily produce low levels in milk and newborns may have detectable verapamil serum levels, but levels are low. Verapamil would not be expected to cause any adverse effects in breastfed infants, especially if the infant is older than 2 months.
What if I already have used Isoptin Sr | Verapamil Hydrochloride Tablet?
As usage of Isoptin Sr | Verapamil Hydrochloride 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 Isoptin Sr | Verapamil Hydrochloride Tablet else no further action is required.
My health care provider has asked me to use Isoptin Sr | Verapamil Hydrochloride Tablet, what to do?
Definitely, Isoptin Sr | Verapamil Hydrochloride Tablet is safe in lactation for baby. No wonder your doctor has recommended it.
If I am using Isoptin Sr | Verapamil Hydrochloride Tablet, will my baby need extra monitoring?
No extra baby monitoring required while mother is using Isoptin Sr | Verapamil Hydrochloride Tablet
Who can I talk to if I have questions about usage of Isoptin Sr | Verapamil Hydrochloride 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