Is Acetohexamide compatible with breastfeeding? Do we have alternatives for Acetohexamide?
April 24, 2014 (Low Risk)
Sulfonilurea drugs stimulate secretion of endogen insulin.
Oral anti-diabetic drugs are useless for treatment of diabetes type 1. For diabetes type 2, diet and exercise are advisable. Breastfeeding helps to lower serum glucose level. See section on Maternal diabetes mellitus
- Sport (Very Low Risk)
- Hypo-Caloric Diet (Very Low Risk)
- Glibenclamide (Very Low Risk)
- Insulin (Very Low Risk)
- Metformin Hydrochloride (Very Low Risk)
- Tolbutamide (Very Low Risk)
Very Low Risk
Compatible. Not risky for breastfeeding or infant.
Moderately safe. Mild risk possible. Follow up recommended. Read the Comment.
Poorly safe. Evaluate carefully. Use a safer alternative. Read the Comment.
Very High Risk
Not recommended. Cessation of breastfeeding or alternative.