Am breastfeeding so I will not take it during breastfeeding but I do have stores of breastmilk in the freezer & I can "pump & dump" until it clears my system but how long is that?
In about 4.5 hours the Cambia is almost completely out of your system. Cambia/diclofenac was undetectable (<100 mcg/L) in the breastmilk over a 6-hour period after a 50 mg intramuscular injection in 6 women. This <100 mcg/L is a tiny amount of the chemical, or NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug), because it takes 1000 micrograms to equal 1 milligram and 1 milligram equals 3.5 ounces. The 50 mg is a much higher dose that is injected into the women for this study and yet most of it clears their systems quickly. As a Mom, I would wait at least 6-7 hrs. after taking the Cambia and pump & dump the breastmilk at that time. That's just me and I'm not a Dr., just a medical professional and a picky Mom. This is if your baby is a normal birth weight baby, not underweight.
- Cambia Information for Consumers
- Cambia Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Cambia (detailed)
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