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 Isosorbide 30 Mg and its suitability with breastfeeding.
What is Isosorbide 30 Mg used for?
Isosorbide Mononitrate Extended-Release Tablets, USP are indicated for the prevention of angina pectoris due to coronary artery disease. The onset of action of oral isosorbide mononitrate is not sufficiently rapid for this product to be useful in aborting an acute anginal episode.
Is Isosorbide 30 Mg usage safe while breastfeeding? If a lactating mother is using it can there be any effect on growth or development of infant?
Isosorbide mononitrate is the one and only active ingredient present in Isosorbide 30 Mg. Isosorbide mononitrate in itself is a low risk drug for lactation so it is easy to understand that Isosorbide 30 Mg also comes in category of Low Risk item while breastfeeding. Below is the summary of Isosorbide mononitrate in 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 ISMN is administered to a nursing mother.
Isosorbide 30 Mg Breastfeeding Analsys
Isosorbide mononitrate while Breastfeeding Low Risk
CAS Number: 16051-77-7
The amount of nitrates in breast milk is not related to level of contamination in drinking water (ingest <100 mg/day of nitrate do not produce milk with elevated nitrate levels). By this reason, breastfed babies from regions with nitrate contaminated water do not have increased risk of Metahemoglobinemia like bottle-fed babies do. The amount of nitrate compounds contained in vasodilator medication is so small that no problems have been reported while breastfeeding.
What should I do if I am breastfeeding mother and I am already exposed to Isosorbide 30 Mg?
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 Isosorbide 30 Mg then you shall inform your doctor, But you should not be worried too much as Isosorbide 30 Mg comes in category of low risk drug.
I am nursing mother and my doctor has suggested me to use Isosorbide 30 Mg, is it safe?
Isosorbide 30 Mg 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 Isosorbide 30 Mg, will my baby need extra monitoring?
Who can I talk to if I have questions about usage of Isosorbide 30 Mg 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