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 Nux Vomica Liquid and its risk associated with lactation. We will also discuss the usage of Nux Vomica Liquid and some common side effects associated with Nux Vomica Liquid.
What is Nux Vomica Liquid used for?
SECTION Liver remedy; Indigestion; Nausea; Nervous tension; Hemorrhoids; Hangover; Constipation
Purpose: OTC - PURPOSE SECTION Liver remedy; Indigestion; Nausea; Nervous tension; Hemorrhoids; Hangover; Constipation
Is Nux Vomica Liquid usage safe while breastfeeding? If a lactating mother is using it can there be any effect on growth or development of infant?
Our analysis of Strychnos nux-vomica seed which are active ingredients in Nux Vomica Liquid
indicates that Nux Vomica Liquid is dangerous to use in breastfeeding. We strongly recommend you to go through detailed analysis of Strychnos nux-vomica seed as below and do not use Nux Vomica Liquid during breastfeeding.
Note: Due to high dilution of active ingredients in homeopathic medicines most homeopathic medicines are safe while breastfeeding.
Nux Vomica Liquid Breastfeeding Analsys
Strychnos nux-vomica seed while Breastfeeding Dangerous
CAS Number: 8046-97-7
Dried seed of this plant has been used. It contains brucine and strychnine. It is highly toxic and easily lethal.
What should I do if I am breastfeeding mother and I am already exposed to Nux Vomica Liquid?
Homeopathic medicines usually do not cause harmful effects on breastfed babies. Nux Vomica Liquid is a homeopathic medicine and if your baby does not have any abnormal symptoms then there is nothing to worry about. Some homeopathic medicines contain alcohol (ethanol) and such homeopathic medicines in high dosage can have bad effect on development of baby.
I am nursing mother and my doctor has suggested me to use Nux Vomica Liquid, is it safe?
Homeopathic medicines are usually safe in breastfeeding and if Nux Vomica Liquid has been recommended by doctor then there should be no doubt about its usage in breastfeeding.
If I am using Nux Vomica Liquid, will my baby need extra monitoring?
Who can I talk to if I have questions about usage of Nux Vomica 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