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 Glycopyrrolate | Cardinal Health while breastfeeding. We will also discuss about common side effects and warnings associated with Glycopyrrolate | Cardinal Health.
What is Glycopyrrolate | Cardinal Health used for?
In Anesthesia Glycopyrrolate injection is indicated for use as a preoperative antimuscarinic to reduce salivary, tracheobronchial, and pharyngeal secretions; to reduce the volume and free acidity of gastric secretions; and to block cardiac vagal inhibitory reflexes during induction of anesthesia and intubation. When indicated, Glycopyrrolate injection may be used intraoperatively to counteract surgically or drug-induced or vagal reflexes associated arrhythmias. Glycopyrrolate protects against the peripheral muscarinic effects (e.g., bradycardia and excessive secretions) of cholinergic agents such as neostigmine and pyridostigmine given to reverse the neuromuscular blockade due to non-depolarizing muscle relaxants. In Peptic Ulcer For use in adults as adjunctive therapy for the treatment of peptic ulcer when rapid anticholinergic effect is desired or when oral medication is not tolerated.
Glycopyrrolate | Cardinal Health while breastfeeding safe or not? Can there be any side effects for infant while using it during breastfeeding?
As Glycopyrrolate | Cardinal Health is made of only Glycopyrrolate, and Glycopyrrolate is unsafe to use in breastfeeding we can safely reach on conclusion that Glycopyrrolate | Cardinal Health is also unsafe to use while breastfeeding. Below is detailed analysis of Glycopyrrolate and Glycopyrrolate | Cardinal Health 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, caution should be exercised when glycopyrrolate injection is administered to a nursing woman. As with other anticholinergics, glycopyrrolate may cause suppression of lactation (see ADVERSE REACTIONS ).
Glycopyrrolate | Cardinal Health Breastfeeding Analsys
Glycopyrrolate while Breastfeeding Unsafe
CAS Number: 596-51-0
Use minimal dosage. Do not use on a long-term basis since anti-cholinergic drugs may decrease milk production. Not commercially available in Spain
Glycopyrrolate | Cardinal Health Breastfeeding Analsys - 2
Glycopyrrolate while Breastfeeding
CAS Number: 596-51-0
No information is available on the use of glycopyrrolate during breastfeeding. Because glycopyrrolate is a quaternary ammonium compound, it is not likely to be absorbed and reach the bloodstream of the infant, especially when given by inhalation or topically on the skin. Long-term oral use of glycopyrrolate might reduce milk production or milk letdown, but a single dose is unlikely to interfere with breastfeeding. During long-term use, observe for signs of decreased lactation (e.g., insatiety, poor weight gain).
What should I do if already breastfed my kid after using Glycopyrrolate | Cardinal Health?
We have already established that Glycopyrrolate | Cardinal Health is unsafe in breastfeeding and breastfeeding while using Glycopyrrolate | Cardinal Health is not a good idea however if have already used and then breastfed the baby then you shall monitor the behavior and health of baby closely and inform your doctor as soon as possible. In case of emergency please call 911.
I am nursing mother and my doctor has suggested me to use Glycopyrrolate | Cardinal Health, is it safe?
If your doctor knows that you are breastfeeding mother and still prescribes Glycopyrrolate | Cardinal Health then there must be good reason for that as Glycopyrrolate | Cardinal Health is considered unsafe, It usually happens when doctor finds that overall advantage of taking outweighs the overall risk.
If I am using Glycopyrrolate | Cardinal Health, will my baby need extra monitoring?
Yes, Extra monitoring is required if mother is using Glycopyrrolate | Cardinal Health and breastfeeding as it is considered unsafe for baby.
Who can I talk to if I have questions about usage of Glycopyrrolate | Cardinal Health 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