Topcare Dual Action Complete 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 Topcare Dual Action Complete while breast-feeding.

What is Topcare Dual Action Complete used for?

relieves heartburn associated with acid indigestion and sour stomach

Brief: Acid reducer Antacid

I am breastfeeding mother and I am using Topcare Dual Action Complete. Can it have any bad effect on my kid? Shall I search for better alternative?

Topcare Dual Action Complete safe for breastfeeding
Topcare Dual Action Complete consists three active ingredients namely Famotidine,Calcium carbonate and Magnesium hydroxide. Our study of all three ingredients suggest that exposure of Topcare Dual Action Complete is mostly safe while breastfeeding. Although it is safe to use Topcare Dual Action Complete in lactation but also recommend you to go through the analysis of all three ingredients as below.

Topcare Dual Action Complete Breastfeeding Analsys

Famotidine while Breastfeeding


CAS Number: 76824-35-6

H2-type histamine receptor antagonist with similar action than cimetidine. It is excreted in breast milk in clinically non-significant amount, much less than the dose administered to newborns and infants with gastroesophageal reflux disorders. Although it does not normally affect prolactin secretion, there have been several cases of galactorrhea. Still unknown whether it is due to Famotidine itself or to gastroesophageal reflux. Famotidine, Nizatidine and Roxatidine are excreted into milk but in less proportion than Cimetidine or Ranitidine, which have been proposed as alternative to during lactation.

Calcium carbonate while Breastfeeding


Various calcium salts (Acetate, Carbonate, Chloride, Citrate, Phosphate, Gluceptate, Glucobionato, Lactate, Laxctobionato Pidolate, Silicate) are used in the management of hypocalcemia, supplements for treating calcium deficiency states and antacids ( Carbonate and Silicate) Daily requirement of calcium during lactation are 1 g (1.3 g in children under 20 years).Calcium supplements in the diet does not affect the concentration of calcium in milk.Excessive intake of calcium is not good for health. During lactation, consumption of calcium should not exceed 2.5 g a day. WHO List of Essential Medicines 2002 states that it is compatible with breastfeeding.

Magnesium hydroxide while Breastfeeding


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.

Topcare Dual Action Complete Breastfeeding Analsys - 2

Famotidine while Breastfeeding

CAS Number: 76824-35-6

Famotidine is used in newborn infants in higher dosages than are transmitted in breastmilk.[1] Famotidine would not be expected to cause any adverse effects in breastfed infants. No special precautions are required.

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 Topcare Dual Action Complete, what should I do?

As usage of Topcare Dual Action Complete 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 Topcare Dual Action Complete else no further action is required.

I am nursing mother and my doctor has suggested me to use Topcare Dual Action Complete, is it safe?

Usage of Topcare Dual Action Complete is safe for nursing mothers and baby, No worries.

If I am using Topcare Dual Action Complete, will my baby need extra monitoring?


Who can I talk to if I have questions about usage of Topcare Dual Action Complete 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