Fludeoxyglucose F-18 Injection Injection while Breastfeeding
For most of the drugs advantages of taking medications overweighs the potential risks however some drugs could be really dangerous for breastfed baby hence every medication shall be considered separately. In this page we will discuss about purpose of Fludeoxyglucose F-18 Injection Injection and its risk associated with lactation. We will also discuss the usage of Fludeoxyglucose F-18 Injection Injection and some common side effects associated with Fludeoxyglucose F-18 Injection Injection.

What is Fludeoxyglucose F-18 Injection Injection used for?

Fludeoxyglucose F 18 Injection,USP is indicated in PET (positron emission tomography) for: 1. Identification of regions of abnormal glucose metabolism associated with foci of epileptic seizures. 2. Assessment of abnormal glucose metabolism to assist in the evaluation of malignancy in patients with known or suspected abnormalities found by other testing modalities, or in patients with an existing diagnosis of cancer. 3. Assessment of patients with coronary artery disease and left ventricular dysfunction, when used together with myocardial perfusion imaging, for the identification of left ventricular myocardium with residual glucose metabolism and reversible loss of systolic function. Fludeoxyglucose F 18 Injection, USP is not indicated for distinguishing epileptogenic foci from brain tumors or other brain lesions which may cause seizures.

What are the risk associated with Fludeoxyglucose F-18 Injection Injection usage while breastfeeding? What precautions shall I take while using it in breastfeeding?

Fludeoxyglucose F-18 Injection Injection high risk while breastfeeding
As Fludeoxyglucose F-18 Injection Injection is made of only Fludeoxyglucose f-18, and Fludeoxyglucose f-18 is unsafe to use in breastfeeding we can safely reach on conclusion that Fludeoxyglucose F-18 Injection Injection is also unsafe to use while breastfeeding. Below is detailed analysis of Fludeoxyglucose f-18 and Fludeoxyglucose F-18 Injection Injection 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.

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, caution should be exercised when [ 18F]FDG is administered to a nursing woman.

Fludeoxyglucose F-18 Injection Injection Breastfeeding Analsys

Fludeoxyglucose f-18 while Breastfeeding


CAS Number: 105851-17-0

Radioisotope for PET scanning. Pump-out breast milk and store it in refrigerator for some days before testing. After test is done, keep-on pumping milk and dispose it for the next 12-24 hours. Use stored milk to feed the baby. Choose the shortest half-life span radionucleotid as possible.

What should I do if I am breastfeeding mother and I am already exposed to Fludeoxyglucose F-18 Injection Injection?

We have already established that Fludeoxyglucose F-18 Injection Injection is unsafe in breastfeeding and breastfeeding while using Fludeoxyglucose F-18 Injection Injection 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 Fludeoxyglucose F-18 Injection Injection, is it safe?

If your doctor knows that you are breastfeeding mother and still prescribes Fludeoxyglucose F-18 Injection Injection then there must be good reason for that as Fludeoxyglucose F-18 Injection Injection is considered unsafe, It usually happens when doctor finds that overall advantage of taking outweighs the overall risk.

If I am using Fludeoxyglucose F-18 Injection Injection, will my baby need extra monitoring?

Yes, Extra monitoring is required if mother is using Fludeoxyglucose F-18 Injection Injection and breastfeeding as it is considered unsafe for baby.

Who can I talk to if I have questions about usage of Fludeoxyglucose F-18 Injection 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