There are high number of clear evidence that breastfeeding provides best nutrition that you can give to your baby. It is also evident that lactation is good for mothers health as well. Evolution has designed breastfeeding in a way that it caters all nutritional need of your child. However modern medicine is quite new for evolution, that is why mothers body is not well prepared to filter unnecessary chemical found in medicines. It becomes a necessity to figure out which drug is safe and which drug is dangerous for your newborn while nursing. In this article we will understand function of Cantharis | Cantharides Granule and its suitability with breastfeeding.
What is Cantharis | Cantharides Granule used for?
For the temporary relief of urinary discomforts Directions Adults: Take five granules three times daily or as recommended by your healthcare practitioner. Children: Take three granules and follow adult directions.
Brief: Indications For the temporary relief of urinary discomforts
Cantharis | Cantharides Granule while breastfeeding safe or not? Can there be any side effects for infant while using it during breastfeeding?
FDA does not regulate Cantharis | Cantharides Granule. There is no credible study done on safety of Cantharis | Cantharides Granule while breastfeeding, Same holds truth for almost all homeopathic medicines however homeopathic medicines go through a process called potentisation. In potentisation homeopathic preparation goes through repeated dilution and shaking. Homeopaths state that repeated dilution and shaking helps the body to heal naturally. Due to extreme dilution of active ingredients homeopathic medicines are mostly safe in breastfeeding, Hence we can consider Cantharis | Cantharides Granule as safe to use while breastfeeding.. Below we have provided analysis of its active ingredients. Safety rating of ingredients holds truth for herbal product but may not apply for homeopathic diluted drugs.
What should I do if I am breastfeeding mother and I am already exposed to Cantharis | Cantharides Granule?
Due to high dilution of ingredients in homeopathic medicines they do not create much problem for baby. Cantharis | Cantharides Granule is a homeopathic medicine and if your baby does not have any abnormal symptoms then there is nothing to worry about. Be careful with too much usage of ethanol based homeopathic medicines during breastfeeding.
I am nursing mother and my doctor has suggested me to use Cantharis | Cantharides Granule, is it safe?
Homeopathic medicines are usually safe in breastfeeding and if Cantharis | Cantharides Granule has been recommended by doctor then there should be no concern about its usage in breastfeeding.
If I am using Cantharis | Cantharides Granule, will my baby need extra monitoring?
Who can I talk to if I have questions about usage of Cantharis | Cantharides Granule 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