Rizatriptan Benzoate Tablet, Orally Disintegrating Breastfeeding
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 Rizatriptan Benzoate Tablet, Orally Disintegrating while breast-feeding.

What is Rizatriptan Benzoate Tablet, Orally Disintegrating used for?


Rizatriptan benzoate orally disintegrating tablets are indicated for the acute treatment of migraine with or without aura in adults and in pediatric patients 6 to 17 years old. Information related to usage of rizatriptan benzoate in pediatric patients (6 to 17 years old) is approved for Merck & Co., Inc.’s Rizatriptan Benzoate Orally Disintegrating Tablets. However, due to Merck & Co., Inc.’s marketing exclusivity rights, this drug product is not labeled with that pediatric patient (6 to 17 years old) usage information. Limitations of Use: •Rizatriptan benzoate orally disintegrating tablets should only be used where a clear diagnosis of migraine has been established. If a patient has no response for the first migraine attack treated with rizatriptan benzoate orally disintegrating tablets, the diagnosis of migraine should be reconsidered before rizatriptan benzoate orally disintegrating tablets are administered to treat any subsequent attacks. •Rizatriptan benzoate orally disintegrating tablets are not indicated for use in the management of hemiplegic or basilar migraine [see CONTRAINDICATIONS (4) ]. •Rizatriptan benzoate orally disintegrating tablets are not indicated for the prevention of migraine attacks. •Safety and effectiveness of rizatriptan benzoate orally disintegrating tablets have not been established for cluster headache. Rizatriptan benzoate is a serotonin (5-HT)1B/1D receptor agonist (triptan) indicated for the acute treatment of migraine with or without aura in adults and in pediatric patients 6 to 17 years of age (1) Limitations of Use: •Use only after clear diagnosis of migraine has been established (1) •Not indicated for the prophylactic therapy of migraine (1) •Not indicated for the treatment of cluster headache (1)

Is using Rizatriptan Benzoate Tablet, Orally Disintegrating unsafe in breastfeeding? Can there be bad consequences for baby if I use it while breastfeeding?

Rizatriptan Benzoate Tablet, Orally Disintegrating low risk for breastfeeding
Rizatriptan Benzoate Tablet, Orally Disintegrating contains only one active ingredient that is Rizatriptan. We have analyzed the usage of Rizatriptan in breastfeeding and our analysis suggest that Rizatriptan poses Low risk for infant while breastfeeding and hence Rizatriptan Benzoate Tablet, Orally Disintegrating itself shall be considered Low risk item for breastfeeding.

Statement of Manufacturer/Labeler about breastfeeding usage
8.3 Nursing Mothers It is not known whether this drug is excreted in human milk. Because many drugs are excreted in human milk, caution should be exercised when rizatriptan benzoate is administered to a nursing woman. Rizatriptan is extensively excreted in rat milk, with levels in milk at least 5-fold higher than levels in maternal plasma.

Rizatriptan Benzoate Tablet, Orally Disintegrating Breastfeeding Analsys


Rizatriptan while Breastfeeding

Low Risk

CAS Number: 144034-80-0

On latest update relevant data on breastfeeding was not found. Similar to Sumitriptan composition which is known to have a low excretion into breast milk.


Rizatriptan Benzoate Tablet, Orally Disintegrating Breastfeeding Analsys - 2


Rizatriptan while Breastfeeding

CAS Number: 144034-80-0

No published experience exists with rizatriptan during breastfeeding. If rizatriptan is required by the mother, it is not a reason to discontinue breastfeeding; however, an alternate drug may be preferred, especially while nursing a newborn or preterm infant.


Rizatriptan Benzoate Tablet, Orally Disintegrating and breastfeeding

I am nursing mother and I have already used Rizatriptan Benzoate Tablet, Orally Disintegrating, what should I do?

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 Rizatriptan Benzoate Tablet, Orally Disintegrating then you shall inform your doctor, But you should not be worried too much as Rizatriptan Benzoate Tablet, Orally Disintegrating comes in category of low risk drug.


My health care provider has asked me to use Rizatriptan Benzoate Tablet, Orally Disintegrating, what to do?

Rizatriptan Benzoate Tablet, Orally Disintegrating comes in category of low risk and if your doctor is aware that you are breastfeeding it should be ok to use without much concerns.


If I am using Rizatriptan Benzoate Tablet, Orally Disintegrating, will my baby need extra monitoring?

Not much


Who can I talk to if I have questions about usage of Rizatriptan Benzoate Tablet, Orally Disintegrating in breastfeeding?

US
National Womens Health and Breastfeeding Helpline: 800-994-9662 (TDD 888-220-5446) 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday

UK
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

Australia
National Breastfeeding Helpline: 1800-686-268 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Canada
Telehealth Ontario for breastfeeding: 1-866-797-0000 24 hours a day, 7 days a week