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 Propafenone Hydrochloride 225 Mg while breastfeeding. We will also discuss about common side effects and warnings associated with Propafenone Hydrochloride 225 Mg.
What is Propafenone Hydrochloride 225 Mg used for?
Propafenone HCl Extended Release Capsules is indicated to prolong the time to recurrence of symptomatic atrial fibrillation (AF) in patients with episodic (most likely paroxysmal or persistent) AF who do not have structural heart disease. Usage Considerations: The use of propafenone ER capsules in patients with permanent AF or in patients exclusively with atrial flutter or paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (PSVT) has not been evaluated. Do not use propafenone ER capsules to control ventricular rate during AF. Some patients with atrial flutter treated with propafenone have developed 1:1 conduction, producing an increase in ventricular rate. Concomitant treatment with drugs that increase the functional atrioventricular (AV) nodal refractory period is recommended. The effect of propafenone on mortality has not been determined [see BOXED WARNING] . Propafenone HCl Extended Release Capsules is an antiarrhythmic indicated to prolong the time to recurrence of symptomatic atrial fibrillation (AF) in patients with episodic (most likely paroxysmal or persistent) AF who do not have structural heart disease. ( 1) Usage Considerations: Use in patients with permanent atrial fibrillation or with atrial flutter or PSVT has not been evaluated. Do not use to control ventricular rate during atrial fibrillation. ( 1) In patients with atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter, use propafenone ER capsules with drugs that increase the atrioventricular nodal refractory period. ( 1) The effect of propafenone on mortality has not been determined. ( 1)
Propafenone Hydrochloride 225 Mg while breastfeeding safe or not? Can there be any side effects for infant while using it during breastfeeding?
Propafenone hydrochloride is the one and only active ingredient present in Propafenone Hydrochloride 225 Mg. Propafenone hydrochloride in itself is a low risk drug for lactation so it is easy to understand that Propafenone Hydrochloride 225 Mg also comes in category of Low Risk item while breastfeeding. Below is the summary of Propafenone hydrochloride in breastfeeding.
Statement of Manufacturer/Labeler about breastfeeding usage
8.3 Nursing Mothers Propafenone is excreted in human milk. Because of the potential for serious adverse reactions in nursing infants from propafenone, decide whether to discontinue nursing or to discontinue the drug, taking into account the importance of the drug to the mother.
Propafenone Hydrochloride 225 Mg Breastfeeding Analsys
Propafenone hydrochloride while Breastfeeding Low Risk
CAS Number: 54063-53-5
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Propafenone hydrochloride while Breastfeeding
CAS Number: 54063-53-5
Limited information indicates that maternal doses of propafenone up to 900 mg daily produce low levels in milk. If propafenone is required by the mother it is not a reason to discontinue breastfeeding. Until more data become available, propafenone should be used with caution during breastfeeding, especially while nursing a newborn or preterm infant.
What should I do if already breastfed my kid after using Propafenone Hydrochloride 225 Mg?
Propafenone Hydrochloride 225 Mg is in the category of low risk, if you have already used it then its not a big deal if health and behavior of baby is good. However your health care provider shall be aware of the fact that you have used Propafenone Hydrochloride 225 Mg so you should inform him based on your convenience.
I am nursing mother and my doctor has suggested me to use Propafenone Hydrochloride 225 Mg, is it safe?
Propafenone Hydrochloride 225 Mg 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 Propafenone Hydrochloride 225 Mg, will my baby need extra monitoring?
Not much monitoring required while using Propafenone Hydrochloride 225 Mg
Who can I talk to if I have questions about usage of Propafenone Hydrochloride 225 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