Etodolac | Proficient Rx Lp 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 Etodolac | Proficient Rx Lp while breastfeeding. We will also discuss about common side effects and warnings associated with Etodolac | Proficient Rx Lp.

What is Etodolac | Proficient Rx Lp used for?

Carefully consider the potential benefits and risks of etodolac extended-release tablets and other treatment options before deciding to use etodolac extended-release tablets. Use the lowest effective dose for the shortest duration consistent with individual patient treatment goals (see WARNINGS ). Etodolac extended-release tablets are indicated: •For relief of signs and symptoms of juvenile arthritis •For relief of the signs and symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis •For relief of the signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis

I am breastfeeding mother and I am using Etodolac | Proficient Rx Lp. Can it have any bad effect on my kid? Shall I search for better alternative?

Etodolac | Proficient Rx Lp low risk for breastfeeding
Etodolac is the one and only active ingredient present in Etodolac | Proficient Rx Lp. Etodolac in itself is a low risk drug for lactation so it is easy to understand that Etodolac | Proficient Rx Lp also comes in category of Low Risk item while breastfeeding. Below is the summary of Etodolac in 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 etodolac extended-release tablets, 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.

Etodolac | Proficient Rx Lp Breastfeeding Analsys

Etodolac while Breastfeeding

Low Risk

CAS Number: 41340-25-4

Since the last update we have not found published data on its excretion in breast milk. Its high percentage of plasma protein binding make it very unlikely that significant amounts will pass into breast milk. Until there is more published data on this drug in relation to breastfeeding, safer known alternatives may be preferable, especially during the neonatal period and in case of prematurity.

Etodolac | Proficient Rx Lp Breastfeeding Analsys - 2

Etodolac while Breastfeeding

CAS Number: 41340-25-4

Because no information is available on the use of etodolac during breastfeeding, an alternate drug may be preferred, especially while nursing a newborn or preterm infant.

What should I do if already breastfed my kid after using Etodolac | Proficient Rx Lp?

Etodolac | Proficient Rx Lp 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 Etodolac | Proficient Rx Lp so you should inform him based on your convenience.

I am nursing mother and my doctor has suggested me to use Etodolac | Proficient Rx Lp, is it safe?

Etodolac | Proficient Rx Lp 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 Etodolac | Proficient Rx Lp, will my baby need extra monitoring?

Not much monitoring required while using Etodolac | Proficient Rx Lp

Who can I talk to if I have questions about usage of Etodolac | Proficient Rx Lp 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