Lidocaine Hydrochloride 20 Ml Breastfeeding
Most health expert recommend six month of exclusive breastfeeding but statics suggest that numbers are not good, almost 95% mothers start breastfeeding but this number drops to 40% in first three month and further it drops to 15% till fifth month. Sometime its due to need of medication usage. Because of these statics its important to provide good information on safety of drugs in breastfeeding so that it can be improved when possible. In this FAQ sheet we will discuss about exposure to Lidocaine Hydrochloride 20 Ml while breastfeeding. We will also discuss about common side effects and warnings associated with Lidocaine Hydrochloride 20 Ml.

What is Lidocaine Hydrochloride 20 Ml used for?

Lidocaine Hydrochloride Injection, USP is indicated for production of local or regional anesthesia by infiltration techniques such as percutaneous injection and intravenous regional anesthesia by peripheral nerve block techniques such as brachial plexus and intercostal and by central neural techniques such as lumbar and caudal epidural blocks, when the accepted procedures for these techniques as described in standard textbooks are observed.

I am breastfeeding mother and I am using Lidocaine Hydrochloride 20 Ml. Can it have any bad effect on my kid? Shall I search for better alternative?

Lidocaine Hydrochloride 20 Ml safe for breastfeeding
Active ingredient in Lidocaine Hydrochloride 20 Ml is Lidocaine hydrochloride anhydrous and based on our analysis of Lidocaine hydrochloride anhydrous it appears that using Lidocaine Hydrochloride 20 Ml is safe in breastfeeding. Below is analysis of Lidocaine hydrochloride anhydrous while breastfeeding.

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, caution should be exercised when lidocaine HCl is administered to a nursing woman.

Lidocaine Hydrochloride 20 Ml Breastfeeding Analsys

Lidocaine hydrochloride anhydrous while Breastfeeding


CAS Number: 137-58-6

Compatible with breastfeeding no matter the multiple ways it can be used: anesthetic, anti-arrhythmic, or anti-epileptic drug. Excreted into breast milk in non-significant amount with no side effects on breastfed infants from treated mothers. As a topical anesthetic (dermatologic, dental-stomatologic, ophtalmotologic and otologic preparations) it has an almost nil systemic absorption. Avoid using it on the nipple, but if necessary do it after the breast feed, wipe it out and rinse with water before the next feed, An euptectic mixture with added Prilocaine (EMLA) is used for dermatologic anesthesia. There is an increased risk of Methemoglobinemia when applied on large surfaces or taken by mouth. Intrapartum anesthesia may delay the onset of phase II of Lactogenesis or milk coming-in. The American Academy of Pediatrics rates it usually compatible with Breastfeeding.

Lidocaine Hydrochloride 20 Ml Breastfeeding Analsys - 2

Lidocaine hydrochloride anhydrous while Breastfeeding

CAS Number: 137-58-6

Lidocaine concentrations in milk during continuous IV infusion, epidural administration and in high doses as a local anesthetic are low and the lidocaine is poorly absorbed by the infant. Lidocaine is not expected to cause any adverse effects in breastfed infants. No special precautions are required.[1][2][3] Lidocaine labor and delivery with other anesthetics and analgesics has been reported by some to interfere with breastfeeding. However, this assessment is controversial and complex because of the many different combinations of drugs, dosages and patient populations studied as well as the variety of techniques used and deficient design of many of the studies. Overall it appears that with good breastfeeding support epidural lidocaine with or without fentanyl or one of its derivatives has little or no adverse effect on breastfeeding success.[4][5][6][7][8] Labor pain medication may delay the onset of lactation.

What should I do if already breastfed my kid after using Lidocaine Hydrochloride 20 Ml?

As usage of Lidocaine Hydrochloride 20 Ml is mostly safe while breastfeeding hence there should not be any concern. In case of any change in behavior or health of your baby you should inform your health care provider about usage of Lidocaine Hydrochloride 20 Ml else no further action is required.

I am nursing mother and my doctor has suggested me to use Lidocaine Hydrochloride 20 Ml, is it safe?

Usage of Lidocaine Hydrochloride 20 Ml is safe for nursing mothers and baby, No worries.

If I am using Lidocaine Hydrochloride 20 Ml, will my baby need extra monitoring?


Who can I talk to if I have questions about usage of Lidocaine Hydrochloride 20 Ml 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