Most health expert recommend six month of exclusive breastfeeding but statics suggest that numbers are not good, almost 95% mothers start breastfeeding but this number drops to 40% in first three month and further it drops to 15% till fifth month. Sometime its due to need of medication usage. Because of these statics its important to provide good information on safety of drugs in breastfeeding so that it can be improved when possible. In this FAQ sheet we will discuss about exposure to Metoprolol Tartrate 100 Mg while breastfeeding. We will also discuss about common side effects and warnings associated with Metoprolol Tartrate 100 Mg.
What is Metoprolol Tartrate 100 Mg used for?
Hypertension Metoprolol tartrate tablets, USP are indicated for the treatment of hypertension. They may be used alone or in combination with other antihypertensive agents. Angina Pectoris Metoprolol tartrate tablets, USP are indicated in the long-term treatment of angina pectoris. Myocardial Infarction Metoprolol tartrate tablets, USP are indicated in the treatment of hemodynamically stable patients with definite or suspected acute myocardial infarction to reduce cardiovascular mortality. Treatment with intravenous metoprolol tartrate can be initiated as soon as the patient’s clinical condition allows (see DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION , CONTRAINDICATIONS , and WARNINGS ).
I am breastfeeding mother and I am using Metoprolol Tartrate 100 Mg. Can it have any bad effect on my kid? Shall I search for better alternative?
Active ingredient in Metoprolol Tartrate 100 Mg is Metoprolol tartrate and based on our analysis of Metoprolol tartrate it appears that using Metoprolol Tartrate 100 Mg is safe in breastfeeding. Below is analysis of Metoprolol tartrate while breastfeeding.
Metoprolol Tartrate 100 Mg Breastfeeding Analsys
Metoprolol tartrate while Breastfeeding Safe
CAS Number: 51384-51-1
It is excreted into breast milk in non-significant amount without side-effects observed among infants whose mothers were taking this medication. Plasma levels in those infants were very low or undetectable. The American Academy of Pediatrics says that it is usually compatible with breastfeeding.
Metoprolol Tartrate 100 Mg Breastfeeding Analsys - 2
Metoprolol tartrate while Breastfeeding
CAS Number: 37350-58-6
Because of the low levels of metoprolol in breastmilk, amounts ingested by the infant are small and would not be expected to cause any adverse effects in breastfed infants. Studies on the use of metoprolol during breastfeeding have found no adverse reactions in breastfed infants. No special precautions are required.
What should I do if already breastfed my kid after using Metoprolol Tartrate 100 Mg?
It is always a good idea to keep your healthcare provider or doctor informed about your drug usage during pregnancy and breastfeeding but if you have not informed your doctor about Metoprolol Tartrate 100 Mg and have used it then do not panic as Metoprolol Tartrate 100 Mg is mostly safe in breastfeeding and should not cause any harm to your baby.
I am nursing mother and my doctor has suggested me to use Metoprolol Tartrate 100 Mg, is it safe?
Usage of Metoprolol Tartrate 100 Mg is safe for nursing mothers and baby, No worries.
If I am using Metoprolol Tartrate 100 Mg, will my baby need extra monitoring?
Who can I talk to if I have questions about usage of Metoprolol Tartrate 100 Mg 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