Modern medicine has evolved so much so that sooner or later every breastfeeding mother needs to take it in one form or other. Medication that is present in mothers blood will transfer into her breast milk to some extent. Most drugs do so at low levels and pose no real risk to infants but then there are some exceptions. In This post will discuss whether Methazolamide Methazolamide 0.17 G is safe in breast-feeding or not.
What is Methazolamide Methazolamide 0.17 G used for?
Methazolamide Tablets USP is indicated in the treatment of ocular conditions where lowering intraocular pressure is likely to be of therapeutic benefit, such as chronic open-angle glaucoma, secondary glaucoma, and preoperatively in acute angle-closure glaucoma where lowering the intraocular pressure is desired before surgery.
Methazolamide Methazolamide 0.17 G while breastfeeding safe or not? Can there be any side effects for infant while using it during breastfeeding?
Methazolamide Methazolamide 0.17 G contains Methazolamide as active ingredients, . We do not have safety rating of Methazolamide but we do have analysis of Methazolamide, which is used in manufacturing of Methazolamide Methazolamide 0.17 G. You can get a good idea about Methazolamide Methazolamide 0.17 G usage while breastfeeding by going through our detailed analysis as below.
Statement of Manufacturer/Labeler about breastfeeding usage
Nursing Mothers It is not known whether this drug is excreted in human milk. Because many drugs are excreted in human milk and because of the potential for serious adverse reactions in nursing infants from methazolamide, a decision should be made whether to discontinue nursing or to discontinue the drug, taking into account the importance of the drug to the mother.
Methazolamide Methazolamide 0.17 G Breastfeeding Analsys
Methazolamide while Breastfeeding
CAS Number: 554-57-4
Because no information is available on the use of methazolamide during breastfeeding, an alternate drug may be preferred, especially while nursing a newborn or preterm infant.
I am nursing mother and I have already used Methazolamide Methazolamide 0.17 G, what should I do?
We are not completely sure about safety of Methazolamide Methazolamide 0.17 G in breastfeeding. We would suggest you to contact your doctor or health care provider and explain your situation with Methazolamide Methazolamide 0.17 G. If you observe anything abnormal with your baby please call 911 or contact emergency services in your area.
I am nursing mother and my doctor has suggested me to use Methazolamide Methazolamide 0.17 G, is it safe?
If your doctor considers Methazolamide Methazolamide 0.17 G safe enough to prescribe for you that means its benefits outweigh its known risks.
If I am using Methazolamide Methazolamide 0.17 G, will my baby need extra monitoring?
Not Sure, Please check with your doctor or lactation consultant.
Who can I talk to if I have questions about usage of Methazolamide Methazolamide 0.17 G 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