Primidone Primidone 6 [hp_x] Breastfeeding

For most of the drugs advantages of taking medications overweighs the potential risks however some drugs could be really dangerous for breastfed baby hence every medication shall be considered separately. In this page we will discuss about purpose of Primidone Primidone 6 [hp_x] and its risk associated with lactation. We will also discuss the usage of Primidone Primidone 6 [hp_x] and some common side effects associated with Primidone Primidone 6 [hp_x].

What is Primidone Primidone 6 [hp_x] used for?

Primidone, used alone or concomitantly with other anticonvulsants, is indicated in the control of grand mal, psychomotor, and focal epileptic seizures. It may control grand mal seizures refractory to other anticonvulsant therapy.

I am breastfeeding mother and I am using Primidone Primidone 6 [hp_x]. Can it have any bad effect on my kid? Shall I search for better alternative?

Primidone Primidone 6 [hp_x] low risk for breastfeeding
Primidone Primidone 6 [hp_x] contains only one active ingredient that is Primidone. We have analyzed the usage of Primidone in breastfeeding and our analysis suggest that Primidone poses Low risk for infant while breastfeeding and hence Primidone Primidone 6 [hp_x] itself shall be considered Low risk item for breastfeeding.

Statement of Manufacturer/Labeler about breastfeeding usage
Nursing Mothers There is evidence in mothers treated with primidone that the drug appears in breast milk in substantial quantities. Since tests for the presence of primidone in biological fluids are too complex to be carried out in the average clinical laboratory, it is suggested that the presence of undue somnolence and drowsiness in nursing newborns of Primidone-treated mothers be taken as an indication that nursing should be discontinued.

Primidone Primidone 6 [hp_x] Breastfeeding Analsys

Primidone while Breastfeeding

Low Risk

CAS Number: 125-33-7

Phenobarbital analog drug. Assess for sedation, apnea, feeding difficulties among neonates. Hypoprotrombinemia is likely.

Primidone Primidone 6 [hp_x] Breastfeeding Analsys - 2

Primidone while Breastfeeding

CAS Number: 125-33-7

Ample evidence exists that primidone taken during nursing can affect the breastfed infant. Infant serum levels of primidone and its metabolites are often near or in the therapeutic range and symptoms of sedation and poor nursing have been reported. On the other hand, infants exposed in utero sometimes have withdrawal symptoms that are either alleviated by breastfeeding or worsened when breastfeeding is abruptly stopped. If primidone is required by the mother, it is not a reason to discontinue breastfeeding. However the infant must be monitored for drowsiness, adequate nursing and weight gain, and developmental milestones, especially in younger, exclusively breastfed infants and when using combinations of anticonvulsant drugs. Measurement of an infant serum level might help rule out toxicity if there is a concern.

Is Primidone Primidone 6 [hp_x] safe while breastfeeding

What should I do if I am breastfeeding mother and I am already exposed to Primidone Primidone 6 [hp_x]?

Primidone Primidone 6 [hp_x] 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 Primidone Primidone 6 [hp_x] so you should inform him based on your convenience.

I am nursing mother and my doctor has suggested me to use Primidone Primidone 6 [hp_x], is it safe?

Though Primidone Primidone 6 [hp_x] 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 Primidone Primidone 6 [hp_x], will my baby need extra monitoring?

Not much monitoring required while using Primidone Primidone 6 [hp_x]

Who can I talk to if I have questions about usage of Primidone Primidone 6 [hp_x] 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