Chlorzoxazone | Actavis Pharma, Inc. 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 Chlorzoxazone | Actavis Pharma, Inc. while breastfeeding. We will also discuss about common side effects and warnings associated with Chlorzoxazone | Actavis Pharma, Inc..

What is Chlorzoxazone | Actavis Pharma, Inc. used for?

Chlorzoxazone is indicated as an adjunct to rest, physical therapy, and other measures for the relief of discomfort associated with acute, painful musculoskeletal conditions. The mode of action of this drug has not been clearly identified, but may be related to its sedative properties. Chlorzoxazone does not directly relax tense skeletal muscles in man.

Chlorzoxazone | Actavis Pharma, Inc. while breastfeeding safe or not? Can there be any side effects for infant while using it during breastfeeding?

Chlorzoxazone | Actavis Pharma, Inc. high risk while breastfeeding
As Chlorzoxazone | Actavis Pharma, Inc. is made of only Chlorzoxazone, and Chlorzoxazone is unsafe to use in breastfeeding we can safely reach on conclusion that Chlorzoxazone | Actavis Pharma, Inc. is also unsafe to use while breastfeeding. Below is detailed analysis of Chlorzoxazone and Chlorzoxazone | Actavis Pharma, Inc. during location. We recommend you to go through provided detailed analysis as below take decision accordingly. We also recommend you talk to your health care provider before making final decision.

Chlorzoxazone | Actavis Pharma, Inc. Breastfeeding Analsys

Chlorzoxazone while Breastfeeding


CAS Number: 95-25-0

Centrally-acting muscle relaxant with sedative properties. Administered orally.It has pharmacokinetics with rapid absorption and elimination (PDR 2017, Prompila 2007, Desiraju 1983). Since the last update we have not found published data about its excretion in breast milk. Its pharmacokinetic data (low molecular weight, low protein binding, small volume of distribution) make its likely that it could pass into breast milk in quantities that could be significant. If you have to use it during breastfeeding, you should monitor sedative effects in the baby. To minimize exposure, medication can be taken just after a feed and waiting 3-4 hours before breastfeeding again.

What should I do if already breastfed my kid after using Chlorzoxazone | Actavis Pharma, Inc.?

We have already established that Chlorzoxazone | Actavis Pharma, Inc. is unsafe in breastfeeding and breastfeeding while using Chlorzoxazone | Actavis Pharma, Inc. is not a good idea however if have already used and then breastfed the baby then you shall monitor the behavior and health of baby closely and inform your doctor as soon as possible. In case of emergency please call 911.

I am nursing mother and my doctor has suggested me to use Chlorzoxazone | Actavis Pharma, Inc., is it safe?

If your doctor knows that you are breastfeeding mother and still prescribes Chlorzoxazone | Actavis Pharma, Inc. then there must be good reason for that as Chlorzoxazone | Actavis Pharma, Inc. is considered unsafe, It usually happens when doctor finds that overall advantage of taking outweighs the overall risk.

If I am using Chlorzoxazone | Actavis Pharma, Inc., will my baby need extra monitoring?

Yes, Extra monitoring is required if mother is using Chlorzoxazone | Actavis Pharma, Inc. and breastfeeding as it is considered unsafe for baby.

Who can I talk to if I have questions about usage of Chlorzoxazone | Actavis Pharma, Inc. 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