Meclizine Hydrochloride Tablet Breastfeeding

Nutrients from the food that you eat passes to your breast milk. Its good idea to take healthy diet while breastfeeding. You may need to consume more calories per day to support healthy body system. Some time it gets necessary take medicine while you are breastfeeding and as other food items passes into breast milk, medicine passes as well hence it becomes obvious to understand its effects while breastfeeding. We have analyzed many medications and in this sheet we will present some fact and known information associated with Meclizine Hydrochloride Tablet while breast-feeding.

What is Meclizine Hydrochloride Tablet used for?

For the management of nausea and vomiting, and dizziness associated with motion sickness.

I am breastfeeding mother and I am using Meclizine Hydrochloride Tablet. Can it have any bad effect on my kid? Shall I search for better alternative?

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

Meclizine Hydrochloride Tablet Breastfeeding Analsys

Meclizine while Breastfeeding

Low Risk

CAS Number: 569-65-3

Anti-histaminic drug with sedative and anti-emetic effects. No problems when sporadically used to avoid motion sickness during a travel. Check-up for sedation.

Meclizine Hydrochloride Tablet Breastfeeding Analsys - 2

Meclizine while Breastfeeding

CAS Number: 569-65-3

Occasional doses of meclizine are probably acceptable during breastfeeding. Large doses or more prolonged use may cause effects in the infant or decrease the milk supply, particularly in combination with a sympathomimetic such as pseudoephedrine or before lactation is well established.

I am nursing mother and I have already used Meclizine Hydrochloride Tablet, what should I do?

During whole lactation period you shall first discuss with your doctor and then together you shall decide whether you shall take that drug or not however if you have already taken Meclizine Hydrochloride Tablet then you shall inform your doctor, But you should not be worried too much as Meclizine Hydrochloride Tablet comes in category of low risk drug.

I am nursing mother and my doctor has suggested me to use Meclizine Hydrochloride Tablet, is it safe?

Meclizine Hydrochloride Tablet comes in category of low risk and if your doctor is aware that you are breastfeeding it should be ok to use without much concerns.

If I am using Meclizine Hydrochloride Tablet, will my baby need extra monitoring?

Not much

Who can I talk to if I have questions about usage of Meclizine Hydrochloride Tablet 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