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 Epiphysinum | Epiphysis Liquid for its safety in breastfeeding.
What is Epiphysinum | Epiphysis Liquid used for?
Helps maintain a healthy sleep pattern. Product 'Uses' are based on Homeopathic Materia Medica and are not supported by clinical trials. These 'Uses' have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. Directions Adults and adolescents (12 years and older): Take 10 drops 2 to 3 times daily for 3 weeks, then 1 week off and 3 weeks on for 3 months, or as recommended by your healthcare practitioner. Evaluate after 3 months. Children (under 12 years): Take under the direction of your healthcare practitioner.
Purpose: Uses Helps maintain a healthy sleep pattern. Product 'Uses' are based on Homeopathic Materia Medica and are not supported by clinical trials. These 'Uses' have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.
I am breastfeeding mother and I am using Epiphysinum | Epiphysis Liquid. Can it have any bad effect on my kid? Shall I search for better alternative?
FDA does not regulate Epiphysinum | Epiphysis Liquid. There is no credible study done on safety of Epiphysinum | Epiphysis Liquid 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 Epiphysinum | Epiphysis Liquid 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.
I already used Epiphysinum | Epiphysis Liquid and meanwhile I breastfed my baby should I be concerned?
Due to high dilution of ingredients in homeopathic medicines they do not create much problem for baby. Epiphysinum | Epiphysis Liquid 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 Epiphysinum | Epiphysis Liquid, is it safe?
Homeopathic medicines are usually safe in breastfeeding and if Epiphysinum | Epiphysis Liquid has been recommended by doctor then there should be no concern about its usage in breastfeeding.
If I am using Epiphysinum | Epiphysis Liquid, will my baby need extra monitoring?
Who can I talk to if I have questions about usage of Epiphysinum | Epiphysis Liquid 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