Daunorubicin Hydrochloride Injection Breastfeeding

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 Daunorubicin Hydrochloride Injection while breastfeeding. We will also discuss about common side effects and warnings associated with Daunorubicin Hydrochloride Injection.

What is Daunorubicin Hydrochloride Injection used for?

Daunorubicin hydrochloride injection in combination with other approved anticancer drugs is indicated for remission induction in acute nonlymphocytic leukemia (myelogenous, monocytic, erythroid) of adults and for remission induction in acute lymphocytic leukemia of children and adults.

Daunorubicin Hydrochloride Injection while breastfeeding safe or not? Can there be any side effects for infant while using it during breastfeeding?

Daunorubicin Hydrochloride Injection dangerous while breastfeeding
Our analysis of Daunorubicin which are active ingredients in Daunorubicin Hydrochloride Injection indicates that Daunorubicin Hydrochloride Injection is dangerous to use in breastfeeding. We strongly recommend you to go through detailed analysis of Daunorubicin as below and do not use Daunorubicin Hydrochloride Injection during breastfeeding.

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 daunorubicin, mothers should be advised to discontinue nursing during daunorubicin therapy.

Daunorubicin Hydrochloride Injection Breastfeeding Analsys

Daunorubicin while Breastfeeding


CAS Number: 20830-81-3

Drug is cleared from the body in 6 elimination half-lives. Resuming breastfeeding is likely safe after pumping-and-dumping for 10 days

What should I do if already breastfed my kid after using Daunorubicin Hydrochloride Injection?

You should immediately inform your health care provider about Daunorubicin Hydrochloride Injection usage and your breastfeeding interval after usage of . If you feel baby is having abnormal behavior or any other health issue please call 911 immediately or contact nearest medical emergency center.

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

Please double check with your doctor if he is aware of your breastfeeding stratus, Ask your doctor if there is any safe alternative of Daunorubicin Hydrochloride Injection. Check with your doctor if you shall temporally stop breastfeeding. You may go for second opinion as well. Still after all of this if your doctor still recommends Daunorubicin Hydrochloride Injection then go for it as they have access on more detailed medical and scientific information and they understand your individual medical situation much better.

If I am using Daunorubicin Hydrochloride Injection, will my baby need extra monitoring?

Extreme level of monitoring required as Daunorubicin Hydrochloride Injection could be dangerous for kid.

Who can I talk to if I have questions about usage of Daunorubicin Hydrochloride Injection 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