Butabarbital use while Breastfeeding

Drugs containing Butabarbital: Butisol Sodium, Phenaz Plus, Pyrelle HB, Urelief Plus, PhenazoForte Plus, Busodium, Butibel, Pyridium Plus

Butabarbital Levels and Effects while Breastfeeding

Summary of Use during Lactation

Because there is little published experience with butabarbital during breastfeeding, other agents may be preferred, especially while nursing a newborn or preterm infant.

Drug Levels

Maternal Levels. A mother who was 4 days postpartum had taken butabarbital 8 mg twice daily for 3.5 days. A milk level of 370 mcg/L was measured 1.5 hours after the previous dose.[1]

Infant Levels. Relevant published information was not found as of the revision date.

Effects in Breastfed Infants

Relevant published information was not found as of the revision date.

Possible Effects on Lactation

Relevant published information was not found as of the revision date.

Alternate Drugs to Consider

Lorazepam, Oxazepam, Zaleplon, Zolpidem

References

1. Horning MG, Stillwell WG, Nowlin J et al. Identification and quantification of drugs and drug metabolites in human breast milk using GC-MS-COM methods. Mod Probl Paediatr. 1975;15:73-9.

Butabarbital Identification

Substance Name

Butabarbital

CAS Registry Number

125-40-6

Drug Class

Administrative Information

LactMed Record Number

492

Information from the National Library of Medicine's LactMed Database.

Last Revision Date

2013-09-07

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