Kidney Drainage Breastfeeding

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 Kidney Drainage and whether its safe to use Kidney Drainage while nursing or not.

What is Kidney Drainage used for?

For the temporary relief of symptoms related to kidney drainage, such as fatigue.** **These statements are based upon traditional homeopathic practice. They have not been reviewed by the Food and Drug Administration.

Is Kidney Drainage usage safe while breastfeeding? If a lactating mother is using it can there be any effect on growth or development of infant?

Kidney Drainage safe while breastfeeding
FDA does not regulate Kidney Drainage. There is no credible study done on safety of Kidney Drainage while breastfeeding, Same holds truth for almost all homeopathic medicines however homeopathic medicines go through a process called potentisation. In potentisation homeopathic preparation goes through repeated dilution and shaking. Homeopaths state that repeated dilution and shaking helps the body to heal naturally. Due to extreme dilution of active ingredients homeopathic medicines are mostly safe in breastfeeding, Hence we can consider Kidney Drainage as safe to use while breastfeeding.. Below we have provided analysis of its active ingredients. Safety rating of ingredients holds truth for herbal product but may not apply for homeopathic diluted drugs.

Kidney Drainage Breastfeeding Analsys

Solidago virgaurea flowering top while Breastfeeding


CAS Number: 85117-06-2

Perennial plant. Florid summits are used.It contains flavonoids, tannins, saponosides.Indication after Commission E of German Ministry of Health: diuretic. Daily dose: 6 to 12 g of drug or equivalent. Be cautious with extracted alcohol and tincture.

Saw palmetto while Breastfeeding

Low Risk

CAS Number: 84604-15-9

The fruits from this palm tree with a high content of fatty acids (oleic, lauric, myristic, linoleic and linolenic acids) are used. They also contain flavonoids and phytosterols (beta-sitosterol) that exert both an antiandrogenic and estrogenic action It is used for treatment of prostate hyperplasia. Also used, however on a poor scientific basis, for treatment of androgenic alopecia and hirsutism (Murugusundram 2009, Rossi 2012, Wessagowit 2016).. It has been related to some problems such as hormonal disruption when it was used in girls (Morabito 2015), but mostly without serious side effects (Agbabiaka 2009). At latest update no published data on excretion into breast milk were found. No likely risk when topically used, whenever it is not applied on the chest.A moderate consumption would not represent a risk while breastfeeding. It may be prudent to avoid using it during the neonatal period (within first month after birth) and in cases of prematurity. Cautions when taking herbal teas:1. Make sure it is obtained from a reliable source: reportedly, poisonings have occurred due to confusion after using another plant with toxic effects, some others contain heavy metals that may cause poisoning and others may cause food poisoning due to contamination with bacteria or fungi.2. Do not take it excessively. "Natural" products are not always good in any amount: plants contain active substances from which are made many compounds of our traditional pharmacopoeia that can cause poisoning if consumed in exaggerated quantities or for long periods.

Arctostaphylos uva-ursi leaf while Breastfeeding


Shrub leaves are used. It contains arbutoside or arbutin as an active substance, also, tannins, flavonoids, ursolic acid and hydroquinone. The Commission E of German Ministry of Health approves it as a diuretic and anti-inflammatory medicament for the urinary tract. As a diuretic drug it may decrease breast milk production. When took in high amount it can irritate the uterus and hydroquinone may be toxic for the liver.

Berberis vulgaris root bark while Breastfeeding


CAS Number: 84649-92-3

Roots and bark are used. It contains Berberine that may be a cause of gastritis, nephritis, phototoxicity and severe jaundice by displacement of albumin -linked bilirubin: higher risk of kernicterus to newborns, which is greater in cases of 6-Glucose-PD deficiency. It is popularly widely used, however, its effectiveness has not been shown. Use not approved by the Commission E of German Ministry of Health. It should be avoided.

Equisetum arvense top while Breastfeeding


CAS Number: 71011-23-9

On latest update no relevant published data on breastfeeding were found. Side effects and toxicity have not been tested, therefore its use would be preferably avoided or as much use it infrequently. Topical use is compatible with breastfeeding whenever it not used on the nipple. Stems of horsetail are used. It contains mineral salts (Sílicium, Potassium), flavonoids and steroids. Unproven effects are: diuretic, wound healing for burning injuries. Prolonged or abusive use may produce gastritis, vomiting, sea-sickness or stupor. May be confused with Equisetum palustre which is toxic due to that it contains Thiaminase and be cause of severe Vitamin B1 deficiency. A case possibly related to the appearance of Autism after the prolonged use in pregnancy has been described.

Cobalt while Breastfeeding


CAS Number: 7440-48-4

Gray powder or metal, odorless. There is a risk of asthma crisis if cobalt powder is inhaled. It can be a cause of skin, ocular and respiratory tract irritation. Acetate, sulfate, trioxide and nitrate cobalt salts are potentially carcinogenic. Mandatory measures to prevent inhalation (room air extraction and respiratory protection) and ingestion (avoid eating, drinking or smoking in the work place). The industry must ensure a Threshold Limit Value (TLV) (TWA as well) less than 0.05 mg/m3 (cobalt salts less than 0.002 mg/m3). Biological Exposition Index (BEI) on the last labor week day: 15 micrograms/L in the urine, 1 microgram/L in the blood. Benefits of breastfeeding are largely more important than risk related to the presence of mild level environment pollutants in human milk, in many instances, they are at lower content than those found in cow’s milk or other foods. (Codex alimentarius FAO-WHO).

Calcium sulfide while Breastfeeding


Various calcium salts (Acetate, Carbonate, Chloride, Citrate, Phosphate, Gluceptate, Glucobionato, Lactate, Laxctobionato Pidolate, Silicate) are used in the management of hypocalcemia, supplements for treating calcium deficiency states and antacids ( Carbonate and Silicate) Daily requirement of calcium during lactation are 1 g (1.3 g in children under 20 years).Calcium supplements in the diet does not affect the concentration of calcium in milk.Excessive intake of calcium is not good for health. During lactation, consumption of calcium should not exceed 2.5 g a day. WHO List of Essential Medicines 2002 states that it is compatible with breastfeeding.

Nitric acid while Breastfeeding


CAS Number: 7761-88-8

Avoid using it on the breast or cleanse thoroughly before nursing.

Silicon dioxide while Breastfeeding


A polymer made out of silicon-oxygen-methyl combination with a high molecular weight, water repellent and low superficial tension. It is used in many ways (dimethicone, simethicone, -see specific items)orally to treat infant colic and flatulence; as pediculicide, in cosmetic creams and lotions and skin protectants as to prevent ulcers and scars; arthroplasties, retinal detachments and reconstruction or cosmetic surgery as injections and implants. Silicone is widely distributed in our environment with several cosmetic and medicinal uses. No evidence of toxicity on human tissues has been shown. A 1994 report on immunological side effects in infants breastfed by mothers with silicone implants, was denied categorically by means of meta-analysis and other work. The absorption by oral or dermal route is negligible. Both a high molecular weight and polymer molecular structure make it practically impossible excretion in the milk and hence a significant amount of intestinal absorption by the infant. Those circumstances make silicone implants safe for lactation even if broken or manufacturing fault (Poly Implant Prothèse, PIP). After extensive analysis of such silicone prosthesis, where lack of health risk was demonstrated, it can be concluded that many of the initial recommendations published lacked scientific validity, including that carriers of such prosthesis should not breastfeed. Silicon levels in blood and milk of women with implants (55 ng / ml) are similar to those of women without implants (51 ng / ml), 13 times lower than that found in cow's milk (709 ng / ml) and 80 times lower than in commercial infant formulas (4403 ng / ml). American Academy of Pediatrics: Product usually compatible with breastfeeding. To view other possible effects on breastfeeding of breast implant unrelated to silicone, see the term 'Augmentation Mammoplasty'. See below the information of these related products:

Benzoic acid while Breastfeeding


CAS Number: 65-85-0

Anti-fungal and wound healing agent for topical use. Do not apply it on the nipple or areola.

Kidney Drainage Breastfeeding Analsys - 2

Pork kidney and Breastfeeding


If consumed moderately liver and various organ meats are compatible in breast feeding.

What if I already have used Kidney Drainage?

Due to high dilution of ingredients in homeopathic medicines they do not create much problem for baby. Kidney Drainage is a homeopathic medicine and if your baby does not have any abnormal symptoms then there is nothing to worry about. Be careful with too much usage of ethanol based homeopathic medicines during breastfeeding.

I am nursing mother and my doctor has suggested me to use Kidney Drainage, is it safe?

Homeopathic medicines are usually safe in breastfeeding and if Kidney Drainage has been recommended by doctor then there should be no concern about its usage in breastfeeding.

If I am using Kidney Drainage, will my baby need extra monitoring?

Not exactly.

Who can I talk to if I have questions about usage of Kidney Drainage 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