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 Ethacrynic Acid | Par Pharmaceutical, Inc. while breastfeeding. We will also discuss about common side effects and warnings associated with Ethacrynic Acid | Par Pharmaceutical, Inc..
What is Ethacrynic Acid | Par Pharmaceutical, Inc. used for?
Ethacrynic acid tablets are indicated for treatment of edema when an agent with greater diuretic potential than those commonly employed is required. Treatment of the edema associated with congestive heart failure, cirrhosis of the liver, and renal disease, including the nephrotic syndrome. Short-term management of ascites due to malignancy, idiopathic edema, and lymphedema. Short-term management of hospitalized pediatric patients, other than infants, with congenital heart disease or the nephrotic syndrome. Intravenous ethacrynate sodium is indicated when a rapid onset of diuresis is desired, e.g., in acute pulmonary edema, or when gastrointestinal absorption is impaired or oral medication is not practicable.
I am currently breastfeeding and I want to know if using Ethacrynic Acid | Par Pharmaceutical, Inc. is safe for my kid? Does it have any effect on milk production?
Ethacrynic acid is the one and only active ingredient present in Ethacrynic Acid | Par Pharmaceutical, Inc.. Ethacrynic acid in itself is a low risk drug for lactation so it is easy to understand that Ethacrynic Acid | Par Pharmaceutical, Inc. also comes in category of Low Risk item while breastfeeding. Below is the summary of Ethacrynic acid in breastfeeding.
Statement of Manufacturer/Labeler about breastfeeding usage
Ethacrynic Acid | Par Pharmaceutical, Inc. Breastfeeding Analsys
Ethacrynic acid while Breastfeeding Low Risk
CAS Number: 58-54-8
Loop diuretic. Long-term treatment with diuretic drugs (particularly those Thiazides with long lasting effect and loop-acting drugs) may inhibit lactation. Use a lower dose as possible, especially during the first postnatal month.
Ethacrynic Acid | Par Pharmaceutical, Inc. Breastfeeding Analsys - 2
Ethacrynic acid while Breastfeeding
CAS Number: 58-54-8
Because no information is available on the use of ethacrynic acid during breastfeeding and because intense diuresis might decrease lactation, an alternate drug may be preferred, especially while nursing a newborn or preterm infant.
What should I do if already breastfed my kid after using Ethacrynic Acid | Par Pharmaceutical, Inc.?
Ethacrynic Acid | Par Pharmaceutical, Inc. is in the category of low risk, if you have already used it then its not a big deal if health and behavior of baby is good. However your health care provider shall be aware of the fact that you have used Ethacrynic Acid | Par Pharmaceutical, Inc. so you should inform him based on your convenience.
My health care provider has asked me to use Ethacrynic Acid | Par Pharmaceutical, Inc., what to do?
Ethacrynic Acid | Par Pharmaceutical, Inc. 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 Ethacrynic Acid | Par Pharmaceutical, Inc., will my baby need extra monitoring?
Not much monitoring required while using Ethacrynic Acid | Par Pharmaceutical, Inc.
Who can I talk to if I have questions about usage of Ethacrynic Acid | Par Pharmaceutical, Inc. 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