Hyrdrocodone Apap Tablet Breastfeeding

There are high number of clear evidence that breastfeeding provides best nutrition that you can give to your baby. It is also evident that lactation is good for mothers health as well. Evolution has designed breastfeeding in a way that it caters all nutritional need of your child. However modern medicine is quite new for evolution, that is why mothers body is not well prepared to filter unnecessary chemical found in medicines. It becomes a necessity to figure out which drug is safe and which drug is dangerous for your newborn while nursing. In this article we will understand function of Hyrdrocodone Apap Tablet and its suitability with breastfeeding.

What is Hyrdrocodone Apap Tablet used for?

Hydrocodone bitartrate and acetaminophen tablets are indicated for the management of, pain severe enough to require an opioid analgesic and for which alternative treatments are inadequate. Limitations of Use Because of the risks of addiction, abuse, and misuse, with opioids, even at recommended doses [see WARNINGS], reserve hydrocodone bitartrate and acetaminophen tablets for use in patients for whom alternative treatment options [e.g., non-opioid analgesics] Have not been tolerated, or are not expected to be tolerated, Have not provided adequate analgesia, or are not expected to provide adequate analgesia

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

Hyrdrocodone Apap Tablet low risk for breastfeeding
Acetaminophen and Hydrocodone bitartrate are the two main ingredients of Hyrdrocodone Apap Tablet. Based on our individual analysis of Acetaminophen and Hydrocodone bitartrate we can safely say that Hyrdrocodone Apap Tablet has low risk while breastfeeding. Below we have summarized the usage of Acetaminophen and Hydrocodone bitartrate while breastfeeding, we recommend you to go through it for better understanding of your usage.

Hyrdrocodone Apap Tablet Breastfeeding Analsys

Acetaminophen while Breastfeeding


CAS Number: 103-90-2

Excreted in very low amount into breast milk. Infant intake may be lower than 4% of usual pediatric dose. The American Academy of Pediatrics rates it as compatible with Breastfeeding.

Hydrocodone bitartrate while Breastfeeding

Low Risk

CAS Number: 125-29-1

Not commercially available in Spain

Hyrdrocodone Apap Tablet Breastfeeding Analsys - 2

Acetaminophen while Breastfeeding

CAS Number: 103-90-2

Acetaminophen is a good choice for analgesia, and fever reduction in nursing mothers. Amounts in milk are much less than doses usually given to infants. Adverse effects in breastfed infants appear to be rare.

Hydrocodone bitartrate while Breastfeeding

CAS Number: 125-29-1

Hydrocodone is a opioid narcotic. Benzhydrocodone is a hydrocodone prodrug that is rapidly converted into hydrocodone in the gastrointestinal tract. Maternal use of oral narcotics during breastfeeding can cause infant drowsiness, central nervous system depression and even death. Newborn infants seem to be particularly sensitive to the effects of even small dosages of narcotic analgesics. Once the mother's milk comes in, it is best to provide pain control with a nonnarcotic analgesic and limit maternal intake of oral hydrocodone to a few days at a maximum dosage of 30 mg daily with close infant monitoring. If the baby shows signs of increased sleepiness (more than usual), difficulty breastfeeding, breathing difficulties, or limpness, a physician should be contacted immediately.

What should I do if I am breastfeeding mother and I am already exposed to Hyrdrocodone Apap Tablet?

During whole lactation period you shall first discuss with your doctor and then together you shall decide whether you shall take that drug or not however if you have already taken Hyrdrocodone Apap Tablet then you shall inform your doctor, But you should not be worried too much as Hyrdrocodone Apap Tablet comes in category of low risk drug.

I am nursing mother and my doctor has suggested me to use Hyrdrocodone Apap Tablet, is it safe?

Hyrdrocodone Apap Tablet comes in category of low risk and if your doctor is aware that you are breastfeeding it should be ok to use without much concerns.

If I am using Hyrdrocodone Apap Tablet, will my baby need extra monitoring?

Not much

Who can I talk to if I have questions about usage of Hyrdrocodone Apap Tablet 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