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 Methocarbamol Tablets Tablet and its risk associated with lactation. We will also discuss the usage of Methocarbamol Tablets Tablet and some common side effects associated with Methocarbamol Tablets Tablet.
What is Methocarbamol Tablets Tablet used for?
Methocarbamol tablets, USP are 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 methocarbamol has not been clearly identified, but may be related to its sedative properties. Methocarbamol does not directly relax tense skeletal muscles in man.
I am breastfeeding mother and I am using Methocarbamol Tablets Tablet. Can it have any bad effect on my kid? Shall I search for better alternative?
Methocarbamol Tablets Tablet contains only one active ingredient that is Methocarbamol. We have analyzed the usage of Methocarbamol in breastfeeding and our analysis suggest that Methocarbamol poses Low risk for infant while breastfeeding and hence Methocarbamol Tablets Tablet itself shall be considered Low risk item for breastfeeding.
Statement of Manufacturer/Labeler about breastfeeding usage
NURSING MOTHERS Methocarbamol and/or its metabolites are excreted in the milk of dogs; however, it is not known whether methocarbamol or its metabolites are excreted in human milk. Because many drugs are excreted in human milk, caution should be exercised when methocarbamol tablets are administered to a nursing woman.
Methocarbamol Tablets Tablet Breastfeeding Analsys
Methocarbamol while Breastfeeding Low Risk
CAS Number: 532-03-6
At latest update no relevant data on this subject were found in connection with breastfeeding. Despite excretion into breast milk is likely, the elimination rate is quite rapid. Whenever possible use a minimal dose and let it to pass two hours until the next feed. Avoid in infants younger than one month of age. Watch for occurrence of symptoms like sedation and feeding refusal in the infant. Methocarbamol has been used for the treatment of Neonatal Tetanus. Methocarbamol has the capacity of dyeing body fluids with green and black colors.
What should I do if I am breastfeeding mother and I am already exposed to Methocarbamol Tablets Tablet?
Methocarbamol Tablets Tablet 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 Methocarbamol Tablets Tablet so you should inform him based on your convenience.
I am nursing mother and my doctor has suggested me to use Methocarbamol Tablets Tablet, is it safe?
Though Methocarbamol Tablets Tablet dose not comes in category of safe drugs rather it comes in category of low risk but if your doctor is aware that you are breastfeeding your baby and has still recommended it then its advantages must be outweighing the risks.
If I am using Methocarbamol Tablets Tablet, will my baby need extra monitoring?
Not much monitoring required while using Methocarbamol Tablets Tablet
Who can I talk to if I have questions about usage of Methocarbamol Tablets Tablet 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