It is recommended to breastfeed exclusively for six months and then while introducing to other food sources extend it to twelve months. In this duration most mothers will need help of some sort of medication, It could be for short term like could and flue or it could be something chronic like Arthritis or Diabetes and here comes the question of safety of medication in use. In this post we will figure out what is Anagrelide Hydrochloride 0.5 Mg and whether its safe to use Anagrelide Hydrochloride 0.5 Mg while nursing or not.
What is Anagrelide Hydrochloride 0.5 Mg used for?
Anagrelide Hydrochloride Capsules are indicated for the treatment of patients with thrombocythemia, secondary to myeloproliferative disorders, to reduce the elevated platelet count and the risk of thrombosis and to ameliorate associated symptoms including thrombo-hemorrhagic events (see CLINICAL STUDIES, DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION).
Anagrelide Hydrochloride 0.5 Mg while breastfeeding safe or not? Can there be any side effects for infant while using it during breastfeeding?
As Anagrelide Hydrochloride 0.5 Mg is made of only Anagrelide, and Anagrelide is unsafe to use in breastfeeding we can safely reach on conclusion that Anagrelide Hydrochloride 0.5 Mg is also unsafe to use while breastfeeding. Below is detailed analysis of Anagrelide and Anagrelide Hydrochloride 0.5 Mg during location. We recommend you to go through provided detailed analysis as below take decision accordingly. We also recommend you talk to your health care provider before making final decision.
Statement of Manufacturer/Labeler about breastfeeding usage
Nursing Mothers It is not known whether this drug is excreted in human milk. Because many drugs are excreted in human milk and because of the potential for serious adverse reaction in nursing infants from anagrelide hydrochloride, a decision should be made whether to discontinue nursing or to discontinue the drug, taking into account the importance of the drug to the mother.
Anagrelide Hydrochloride 0.5 Mg Breastfeeding Analsys
Anagrelide while Breastfeeding Unsafe
On latest update relevant data on breastfeeding were not found. Since it is usually prescribed for long-term treatment and it does not have a low oral bioavailability, infant coagulation could be affected. Potential adverse effects would be minimized by delaying nursing for 4-5 hours after last dose and checking-up for infant platelet count.
What if I already have used Anagrelide Hydrochloride 0.5 Mg?
If you observer abnormal behavior or any other health issue in infant then you should immediately call 911 or contact other contact other emergency service provider in your area otherwise closely monitor the baby and inform your doctor about your Anagrelide Hydrochloride 0.5 Mg usage and time interval of breastfeeding.
I am nursing mother and my doctor has suggested me to use Anagrelide Hydrochloride 0.5 Mg, is it safe?
If your doctor knows that you are breastfeeding mother and still prescribes Anagrelide Hydrochloride 0.5 Mg then there must be good reason for that as Anagrelide Hydrochloride 0.5 Mg is considered unsafe, It usually happens when doctor finds that overall advantage of taking outweighs the overall risk.
If I am using Anagrelide Hydrochloride 0.5 Mg, will my baby need extra monitoring?
Yes, Extra monitoring is required if mother is using Anagrelide Hydrochloride 0.5 Mg and breastfeeding as it is considered unsafe for baby.
Who can I talk to if I have questions about usage of Anagrelide Hydrochloride 0.5 Mg 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