Akineton and Breastfeeding: An Overview
It is not known if Akineton®
hydrochloride) is safe for use during breastfeeding, as it is not known if it passes through breast milk. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider before taking the drug if you are breastfeeding or plan to start.
Can I Take Akineton While Breastfeeding?
No studies have been done to see if Akineton passes through breast milk. However, based on the chemical structure of the drug, it is predicted that it will pass through breast milk. Because Akineton can cause severe side effects, such as an intestinal blockage, many healthcare providers are not comfortable recommending this medication to women who are breastfeeding.
Talking With Your Healthcare Provider About Akineton and Breastfeeding
You should talk with your healthcare provider about Akineton and breastfeeding. Each woman's situation is different, and you and your healthcare provider understand your situation best. After considering what you want and expect, as well as your current health situation, the two of you can make a shared decision about Akineton and breastfeeding that is right for you.