American Academy of Pediatrics and other medical experts exclusively recommend to breastfeed the baby for first 6 months. Once you introduce baby to other foods it is recommended to breastfeed for at least first year of babys life. Taking medication while breastfeeding could be tricky as most drugs pass in breast milk. In this article we will evaluate Allopurinol 30 In 1 Blister Pack for its safety in breastfeeding.
What is Allopurinol 30 In 1 Blister Pack used for?
THIS IS NOT AN INNOCUOUS DRUG. IT IS NOT RECOMMENDED FOR THE TREATMENT OF ASYMPTOMATIC HYPERURICEMIA. Allopurinol reduces serum and urinary uric acid concentrations. Its use should be individualized for each patient and requires an understanding of its mode of action and pharmacokinetics (see CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY , CONTRAINDICATIONS , WARNINGS , and PRECAUTIONS ). Allopurinol is indicated in: the management of patients with signs and symptoms of primary or secondary gout (acute attacks, tophi, joint destruction, uric acid lithiasis, and/or nephropathy). the management of patients with leukemia, lymphoma and malignancies who are receiving cancer therapy which causes elevations of serum and urinary uric acid levels. Treatment with allopurinol should be discontinued when the potential for overproduction of uric acid is no longer present. the management of patients with recurrent calcium oxalate calculi whose daily uric acid excretion exceeds 800 mg/day in male patients and 750 mg/day in female patients. Therapy in such patients should be carefully assessed initially and reassessed periodically to determine in each case that treatment is beneficial and that the benefits outweigh the risks.
Allopurinol 30 In 1 Blister Pack while breastfeeding safe or not? Can there be any side effects for infant while using it during breastfeeding?
Active ingredient in Allopurinol 30 In 1 Blister Pack is Allopurinol and based on our analysis of Allopurinol it appears that using Allopurinol 30 In 1 Blister Pack is safe in breastfeeding. Below is analysis of Allopurinol while breastfeeding.
Statement of Manufacturer/Labeler about breastfeeding usage
Nursing Mothers Allopurinol and oxipurinol have been found in the milk of a mother who was receiving allopurinol. Since the effect of allopurinol on the nursing infant is unknown, caution should be exercised when allopurinol is administered to a nursing woman.
Allopurinol 30 In 1 Blister Pack Breastfeeding Analsys
Allopurinol while Breastfeeding Safe
CAS Number: 315-30-0
Anti-gout medicine also used along with Itraconazole for Chagas disease (american trypanosomiasis). The amount excreted into breast milk is minimal with no effect on the infant. American Academy of Pediatrics: Maternal Medication Usually Compatible With Breastfeeding.
Allopurinol 30 In 1 Blister Pack Breastfeeding Analsys - 2
Allopurinol while Breastfeeding
CAS Number: 315-30-0
Limited information indicates that a maternal doses of allopurinol of 300 mg daily provides near-therapeutic dose and plasma levels in an exclusively breastfed infant. If allopurinol is required by the mother, it is not a reason to discontinue breastfeeding, but exclusively breastfed infants should be monitored if this drug is used, including observation for allergic reactions (such as rash) and periodic CBC and differential blood counts. Lesinurad, which is available in the combination product Duzallo, has not been studied in nursing mothers.
I already used Allopurinol 30 In 1 Blister Pack and meanwhile I breastfed my baby should I be concerned?
Allopurinol 30 In 1 Blister Pack is safe in breastfeeding and should not create any health problem for your baby but in case you feel any health issue associated with Allopurinol 30 In 1 Blister Pack you should contact your doctor or health care provider. Be it pregnancy or lactation you shall keep your doctor informed.
I am nursing mother and my doctor has suggested me to use Allopurinol 30 In 1 Blister Pack, is it safe?
Definitely, Allopurinol 30 In 1 Blister Pack is safe in lactation for baby. No wonder your doctor has recommended it.
If I am using Allopurinol 30 In 1 Blister Pack, will my baby need extra monitoring?
No extra baby monitoring required while mother is using Allopurinol 30 In 1 Blister Pack
Who can I talk to if I have questions about usage of Allopurinol 30 In 1 Blister Pack 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