Antacid | H E B while 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 Antacid | H E B while breast-feeding.

What is Antacid | H E B used for?


for the relief of •acid indigestion •heartburn •sour stomach •upset stomach associated with these symptoms •pressure and bloating commonly referred to as gas

Brief: Antacid Antigas

Is Antacid | H E B usage safe while breastfeeding? If a lactating mother is using it can there be any effect on growth or development of infant?

Antacid | H E B safe for breastfeeding
Antacid | H E B consists three active ingredients namely Aluminum hydroxide,Magnesium hydroxide and Dimethicone. Our study of all three ingredients suggest that exposure of Antacid | H E B is mostly safe while breastfeeding. Although it is safe to use Antacid | H E B in lactation but also recommend you to go through the analysis of all three ingredients as below.

Antacid | H E B Breastfeeding Analsys


Aluminum hydroxide while Breastfeeding

Safe

CAS Number: 21645-51-2

Aluminum does not concentrate into breast milk. After ingestion of antacids the Aluminum plasma levels increase from a basal-point of 7 μg/L to 55 μg/L at half-an-hour with a return to previous level 3 hours later. Although a minimal amount of Aluminum may be found in the milk, there are not shown side-effects in the infant. Mother's milk has a mean concentration of 49 μg/L of Aluminum which is much lower than the amount of 180-700 μg/L found in artificial formulas. Because of a low oral bioavailability the pass from the breast milk toward the infant's plasma is hampered, except in premature and newborn infants who may exhibit a higher intestinal absorption due to an increased permeability. Avoid chronic or excessive use. WHO Model List of Essential Medicines 2002: compatible with breastfeeding.

Magnesium hydroxide while Breastfeeding

Safe

CAS Number: 1309-42-8

Ingested Magnesium does not concentrate into breast milk.. Naturally occurring, the mean Magnesium concentration in the milk is 31 mg/L (range 15 – 64 mg/L) and not affected by the ingestion of Magnesium. Because of a low oral bioavailability the pass from the breast milk toward the infant's plasma is hampered, except in premature and newborn infants who may exhibit a higher intestinal absorption due to an increased permeability. Avoid chronic or excessive use. WHO Model List of Essential Medicines 2002: Magnesium hydroxide is compatible with breastfeeding.

Dimethicone while Breastfeeding

Safe

CAS Number: 9006-65-9

Is Antacid | H E B safe while breastfeeding

Dimethicone is a fluid type of silicone with a methyl as organic group radical. Silicones are polymers of silicon tied to oxygen atoms with high molecular weight (see information on silicone and dimethicone). Dimethicone is water repellent and it is used in creams, dressings for skin protection and pediculicides. An activated form of Dimethicone is Simethicone that is used for treatment of flatulence (see info on Simethicone) At latest update, relevant published data on excretion into breast milk were not found. Because it is not absorbed through the skin or orally along with a high molecular weight, excretion into breast milk in significant amount or absorption by the infant gut is highly unlikely. See below the information of these related products:


Antacid | H E B Breastfeeding Analsys - 2


Magnesium hydroxide while Breastfeeding

CAS Number: 1309-42-8

A study on the use of magnesium hydroxide during breastfeeding found no adverse reactions in breastfed infants. Intravenous magnesium increases milk magnesium concentrations only slightly. Oral absorption of magnesium by the infant is poor, so maternal magnesium hydroxide is not expected to affect the breastfed infant's serum magnesium. Magnesium hydroxide supplementation during pregnancy might delay the onset of lactation, but it can be taken during breastfeeding and no special precautions are required.



I am nursing mother and I have already used Antacid | H E B, what should I do?

As usage of Antacid | H E B is mostly safe while breastfeeding hence there should not be any concern. In case of any change in behavior or health of your baby you should inform your health care provider about usage of Antacid | H E B else no further action is required.


I am nursing mother and my doctor has suggested me to use Antacid | H E B, is it safe?

Usage of Antacid | H E B is safe for nursing mothers and baby, No worries.


If I am using Antacid | H E B, will my baby need extra monitoring?

No


Who can I talk to if I have questions about usage of Antacid | H E B in breastfeeding?

US
National Womens Health and Breastfeeding Helpline: 800-994-9662 (TDD 888-220-5446) 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday

UK
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

Australia
National Breastfeeding Helpline: 1800-686-268 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Canada
Telehealth Ontario for breastfeeding: 1-866-797-0000 24 hours a day, 7 days a week