It is a well known fact that breastfeeding is best source of nutrition for infants. Breast milk provides minerals, vitamins and antibodies in most acceptable format when they need it. Nutrition taken by mother passes to breast-milk and same thing applies to medicines taken by mothers. Not all drugs cause problem for baby but some do. Lets analyze if Desloratadine Solution is safe for baby while breastfed.
What is Desloratadine Solution used for?
Desloratadine Oral Solution is an H1-receptor antagonist indicated for: Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis: relief of nasal and non-nasal symptoms in patients 2 years of age and older. (1.1) Perennial Allergic Rhinitis: relief of nasal and non-nasal symptoms in patients 6 months of age and older. (1.2) Chronic Idiopathic Urticaria: symptomatic relief of pruritus, reduction in the number of hives, and size of hives in patients 6 months of age and older. (1.3) 1.1 Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis Desloratadine oral solution is indicated for the relief of the nasal and non-nasal symptoms of seasonal allergic rhinitis in patients 2 years of age and older. 1.2 Perennial Allergic Rhinitis Desloratadine oral solution is indicated for the relief of the nasal and non-nasal symptoms of perennial allergic rhinitis in patients 6 months of age and older. 1.3 Chronic Idiopathic Urticaria Desloratadine oral solution is indicated for the symptomatic relief of pruritus, reduction in the number of hives, and size of hives, in patients with chronic idiopathic urticaria 6 months of age and older.
Is Desloratadine Solution usage safe while breastfeeding? If a lactating mother is using it can there be any effect on growth or development of infant?
Desloratadine is the only one ingredient used in manufacturing of Desloratadine Solution, Which makes it easier to analyze its effect in breastfeeding. As per our analysis of Desloratadine it is safe to use Desloratadine Solution while lactating. We suggest you to check further details below about Desloratadine usage in breastfeeding.
Statement of Manufacturer/Labeler about breastfeeding usage
8.3 Nursing Mothers Desloratadine passes into breast milk; therefore, a decision should be made whether to discontinue nursing or to discontinue desloratadine, taking into account the benefit of the drug to the nursing mother and the possible risk to the child.
Desloratadine Solution Breastfeeding Analsys
Desloratadine while Breastfeeding Safe
CAS Number: 100643-71-8
Second generation anti-histaminic and piperidine drug with mild sedative effect. Active metabolite of loratadine. Loratadine is excreted in non-significant amount into breast milk. No side effects were observed in breastfed infants of treated mothers. The British Society of Immunology and Allergy rates it compatible with breastfeeding. The American Academy of Pediatrics rates it compatible with breastfeeding.
Desloratadine Solution Breastfeeding Analsys - 2
Desloratadine while Breastfeeding
CAS Number: 100643-71-8
Because of its expected low milk levels and lack of sedation and anticholinergic effects, maternal use of desloratadine is unlikely to affect a breastfed infant or milk production. Desloratadine might have a negative effect on lactation in combination with a sympathomimetic agent such as pseudoephedrine.
What should I do if already breastfed my kid after using Desloratadine Solution?
Desloratadine Solution is safe in breastfeeding and should not create any health problem for your baby but in case you feel any health issue associated with Desloratadine Solution you should contact your doctor or health care provider. Be it pregnancy or lactation you shall keep your doctor informed.
I am nursing mother and my doctor has suggested me to use Desloratadine Solution, is it safe?
Definitely, Desloratadine Solution is safe in lactation for baby. No wonder your doctor has recommended it.
If I am using Desloratadine Solution, will my baby need extra monitoring?
No extra baby monitoring required while mother is using Desloratadine Solution
Who can I talk to if I have questions about usage of Desloratadine Solution 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