Idole Black | Hydroquinone Cream 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 Idole Black | Hydroquinone Cream while breastfeeding. We will also discuss about common side effects and warnings associated with Idole Black | Hydroquinone Cream.

What is Idole Black | Hydroquinone Cream used for?

For the gradual fading of dark areas in the skin such as freckles, age and liver spots

Brief: Skin Lightener

Idole Black | Hydroquinone Cream while breastfeeding safe or not? Can there be any side effects for infant while using it during breastfeeding?

Idole Black | Hydroquinone Cream low risk for breastfeeding
Hydroquinone is the one and only active ingredient present in Idole Black | Hydroquinone Cream. Hydroquinone in itself is a low risk drug for lactation so it is easy to understand that Idole Black | Hydroquinone Cream also comes in category of Low Risk item while breastfeeding. Below is the summary of Hydroquinone in breastfeeding.

Idole Black | Hydroquinone Cream Breastfeeding Analsys

Hydroquinone while Breastfeeding

Low Risk

CAS Number: 123-31-9

Benzene derivative which is topically used with creams and solutions (2-4%) as a bleaching agent for several skin disorders associated to hyper-pigmentation. In industry it is used as photographic developer. TLV or threshold limit value which means maximum exposure limit for workers is 2 mg / m3 (Flickinger 1976). At latest update relevant published data were not found on excretion into breast milk. It is well absorbed through the skin, both when used as a therapeutic agent (Bucks 1998, Wester 1998, Westerhof 2005, Andersen 2010, Bozzo 2011) or industrial use (Barber 1995, McGregor 2007), however, a significant excretion into breastmilk is not likely for their lack of fat solubility. There is controversy and doubt about a possible mutagenic and carcinogenic effect (Kooyers 2004, FDA 2006, Levitt 2007, Andersen 2010), so it does not seem wise a chronic or continued use while breastfeeding. Do not apply it on the breast to prevent ingestion by the infant; otherwise, do it just after a meal and clean the nipple thoroughly with water before the next feed.Do not apply it over large areas or on long-term treatments to avoid an excessive systemic absorption.

Idole Black | Hydroquinone Cream Breastfeeding Analsys - 2

Hydroquinone while Breastfeeding

CAS Number: 123-31-9

Topical hydroquinone has not been studied during breastfeeding. Hydroquinone is not contraindicated during breastfeeding and if hydroquinone is required by the mother, it is not a reason to discontinue breastfeeding. However, some experts feel that long-term use of hydroquinone is difficult to justify in a nursing mother.[1] If hydroquinone is used, ensure that the infant's skin does not come into direct contact with the areas of maternal skin that have been treated and the infant does not ingest the product from the mother's skin.

What should I do if already breastfed my kid after using Idole Black | Hydroquinone Cream?

During whole lactation period you shall first discuss with your doctor and then together you shall decide whether you shall take that drug or not however if you have already taken Idole Black | Hydroquinone Cream then you shall inform your doctor, But you should not be worried too much as Idole Black | Hydroquinone Cream comes in category of low risk drug.

I am nursing mother and my doctor has suggested me to use Idole Black | Hydroquinone Cream, is it safe?

Idole Black | Hydroquinone Cream 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 Idole Black | Hydroquinone Cream, will my baby need extra monitoring?

Not much

Who can I talk to if I have questions about usage of Idole Black | Hydroquinone Cream 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