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 Atrovent | Ipratropium Bromide 17 Ug and its risk associated with lactation. We will also discuss the usage of Atrovent | Ipratropium Bromide 17 Ug and some common side effects associated with Atrovent | Ipratropium Bromide 17 Ug.
What is Atrovent | Ipratropium Bromide 17 Ug used for?
ATROVENT (ipratropium bromide) Inhalation Aerosol is indicated as a bronchodilator for maintenance treatment of bronchospasm associated with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, including chronic bronchitis and emphysema.
Atrovent | Ipratropium Bromide 17 Ug while breastfeeding safe or not? Can there be any side effects for infant while using it during breastfeeding?
Ipratropium bromide is the only one ingredient used in manufacturing of Atrovent | Ipratropium Bromide 17 Ug, Which makes it easier to analyze its effect in breastfeeding. As per our analysis of Ipratropium bromide it is safe to use Atrovent | Ipratropium Bromide 17 Ug while lactating. We suggest you to check further details below about Ipratropium bromide usage in breastfeeding.
Statement of Manufacturer/Labeler about breastfeeding usage
Nursing Mothers It is not known whether the active component, ipratropium bromide, is excreted in human milk. Because lipid-insoluble quaternary cations pass into breast milk, caution should be exercised when ATROVENT HFA Inhalation Aerosol is administered to a nursing mother.
Atrovent | Ipratropium Bromide 17 Ug Breastfeeding Analsys
Ipratropium bromide while Breastfeeding Safe
CAS Number: 22254-24-6
At latest update no published data on excretion into breastmilk were found.
Because of a large volume of distribution along with a very low or undetectable plasma concentration reached after inhalation (Laurikainen 1988, Wood 1995), it must be very unlikely the passage of significant amounts into breastmilk.
Its low oral bioavailability would hamper the pass to the infant’s plasma through the breastmilk ingested.
It has been used to treat newborns (Pediamecum 2015).
Experts and scientific societies consider the use of ipratropium bromide during breastfeeding as devoid of risk to the infant (van Haren 1998, National Asthma Education 2004, Amir 2011).
Atrovent | Ipratropium Bromide 17 Ug Breastfeeding Analsys - 2
Ipratropium bromide while Breastfeeding
CAS Number: 60205-81-4
Although no published data exist on the use of ipratropium, its use produces negligible maternal serum levels and any drug in breastmilk would not be absorbed by the infant. The risk to the breastfed infant of maternal ipratropium inhalation is small.
What should I do if I am breastfeeding mother and I am already exposed to Atrovent | Ipratropium Bromide 17 Ug?
It is always a good idea to keep your healthcare provider or doctor informed about your drug usage during pregnancy and breastfeeding but if you have not informed your doctor about Atrovent | Ipratropium Bromide 17 Ug and have used it then do not panic as Atrovent | Ipratropium Bromide 17 Ug is mostly safe in breastfeeding and should not cause any harm to your baby.
I am nursing mother and my doctor has suggested me to use Atrovent | Ipratropium Bromide 17 Ug, is it safe?
Definitely, Atrovent | Ipratropium Bromide 17 Ug is safe in lactation for baby. No wonder your doctor has recommended it.
If I am using Atrovent | Ipratropium Bromide 17 Ug, will my baby need extra monitoring?
No extra baby monitoring required while mother is using Atrovent | Ipratropium Bromide 17 Ug
Who can I talk to if I have questions about usage of Atrovent | Ipratropium Bromide 17 Ug 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