Major | Nasal Decongestant Spray while Breastfeeding
Modern medicine has evolved so much so that sooner or later every breastfeeding mother needs to take it in one form or other. Medication that is present in mothers blood will transfer into her breast milk to some extent. Most drugs do so at low levels and pose no real risk to infants but then there are some exceptions. In This post will discuss whether Major | Nasal Decongestant Spray is safe in breast-feeding or not.

What is Major | Nasal Decongestant Spray used for?

▪temporarily relief of nasal congestion due to the ▪common cold ▪hay fever ▪other upper respiratory allergies ▪temporarily relieves sinus congestion and pressure ▪shrinks swollen nasal membranes so you can breathe more freely

Brief: Nasal Decongestant

Major | Nasal Decongestant Spray while breastfeeding safe or not? Can there be any side effects for infant while using it during breastfeeding?

Major | Nasal Decongestant Spray low risk for breastfeeding
Oxymetazoline hydrochloride is the one and only active ingredient present in Major | Nasal Decongestant Spray. Oxymetazoline hydrochloride in itself is a low risk drug for lactation so it is easy to understand that Major | Nasal Decongestant Spray also comes in category of Low Risk item while breastfeeding. Below is the summary of Oxymetazoline hydrochloride in breastfeeding.

Major | Nasal Decongestant Spray Breastfeeding Analsys

Oxymetazoline hydrochloride while Breastfeeding

Low Risk

CAS Number: 1491-59-4

Sympathomimetic drug that is topically used for treatment of nose or the eye. A fecha de última actualización no encontramos datos publicados en relación con la lactancia. A small dose together with a low plama level of most nasal and ophthalmologic compounds make that a significant excretion into breast milk would be unlikely. Avoid over dosage and do not use it for longer than 3 days: as any other adrenergic-agonist drug, when absorbed, it may be a cause of side effects (vascular hyper-hypotension, irritability, heart arrhythmia) on both the mother and the infant.

Major | Nasal Decongestant Spray Breastfeeding Analsys - 2

Oxymetazoline hydrochloride while Breastfeeding

CAS Number: 1491-59-4

Although no information exists on the use of oxymetazoline specifically during breastfeeding, very little should reach the infant through breastmilk because of the local administration and limited absorption into the maternal bloodstream. It is recommended over oral systemic decongestants such as pseudoephedrine during breastfeeding.[1] Topical use on the face is unlikely to present a risk to the nursing infant.

I am nursing mother and I have already used Major | Nasal Decongestant Spray, what should I do?

Major | Nasal Decongestant Spray 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 Major | Nasal Decongestant Spray so you should inform him based on your convenience.

I am nursing mother and my doctor has suggested me to use Major | Nasal Decongestant Spray, is it safe?

Though Major | Nasal Decongestant Spray dose not comes in category of safe drugs rather it comes in category of low risk but if your doctor is aware that you are breastfeeding your baby and has still recommended it then its advantages must be outweighing the risks.

If I am using Major | Nasal Decongestant Spray, will my baby need extra monitoring?

Not much monitoring required while using Major | Nasal Decongestant Spray

Who can I talk to if I have questions about usage of Major | Nasal Decongestant Spray 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