Nutrients from the food that you eat passes to your breast milk. Its good idea to take healthy diet while breastfeeding. You may need to consume more calories per day to support healthy body system. Some time it gets necessary take medicine while you are breastfeeding and as other food items passes into breast milk, medicine passes as well hence it becomes obvious to understand its effects while breastfeeding. We have analyzed many medications and in this sheet we will present some fact and known information associated with Zaleplon Capsule while breast-feeding.
What is Zaleplon Capsule used for?
Zaleplon is indicated for the short-term treatment of insomnia. Zaleplon has been shown to decrease the time to sleep onset for up to 30 days in controlled clinical studies (see Clinical Trials under CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY). It has not been shown to increase total sleep time or decrease the number of awakenings. The clinical trials performed in support of efficacy ranged from a single night to 5 weeks in duration. The final formal assessments of sleep latency were performed at the end of treatment.
Is Zaleplon Capsule usage safe while breastfeeding? If a lactating mother is using it can there be any effect on growth or development of infant?
Active ingredient in Zaleplon Capsule is Zaleplon and based on our analysis of Zaleplon it appears that using Zaleplon Capsule is safe in breastfeeding. Below is analysis of Zaleplon while breastfeeding.
Zaleplon Capsule Breastfeeding Analsys
Zaleplon while Breastfeeding Safe
CAS Number: 151319-34-5
Used for treatment of insomnia. It is excreted in non-significant clinical amount into breast milk. Foods with high fat content may delay absorption by the gut. A low oral bioavailability decreases the pass of it from the mother's milk to the infant's plasma, except in prematures or in the early neonatal period, when a higher intestinal absorption may occur. Not commercially available in Spain
Zaleplon Capsule Breastfeeding Analsys - 2
Zaleplon while Breastfeeding
CAS Number: 151319-34-5
Because of the low levels of zaleplon in breastmilk and its short half-life, amounts ingested by the infant are small and would not be expected to cause any adverse effects in breastfed infants. No special precautions are required.
I am nursing mother and I have already used Zaleplon Capsule, what should I do?
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 Zaleplon Capsule and have used it then do not panic as Zaleplon Capsule 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 Zaleplon Capsule, is it safe?
Usage of Zaleplon Capsule is safe for nursing mothers and baby, No worries.
If I am using Zaleplon Capsule, will my baby need extra monitoring?
Who can I talk to if I have questions about usage of Zaleplon Capsule 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