doctor prescribed me Zanax for my anxiety for one time usage. She gave me a 0.5mg pill. I wasn't sure. But I tried less than a quarter or a pill around 7:30-8pm. I breastfeed. I knew my baby would sleep for at least six hours and that's how long she said to wait... before waking up but I went to sleep and then at 10:50pm my baby woke up. I fed him without truly taking a moment to think about the fact it had not been six hours. It was a tiny amount I took, I don't even really feel any side effects. However, I am almost in a state of panic. How couldn't I do this? My baby is 6 months old. What should I done
Zanax and breastfeeding worry?
- 27 Mar 2017 by Clairebear1986
- 27 March 2017
- xanax, depression, anxiety, breastfeeding, doctor, prescription, baby, pill
Added 27 Mar 2017:
I have a couple typing errors.he went to bed at 6:30....he woke up sooner than expected and I breastfed without truly thinking about how long it had been. I had just less than a quarter of a 0.5 my tablet. I'm so worried I passed it to him in my breast milk. What should I do? I am tired but awake now.... pacing mentally.
Clairebear1986; To make sure on the Xanax you could check with your doctor today, But small amounts are in the breast milk but you are taking such a little amount. I have seen many women use this not only while breastfeeding but through their whole term of Pregnancy. Anyway, your doctor should know best. and has weighed the benefits vs the negative. All I see now this is at the regular dose of Xanax that if anything the baby could have lower body weight not much and be more tired. But on the low dose and breaking it I don't feel that it would be that bad. But you may recheck with the doctor again just to make sure my dear. Many times these companies do much of this to cover their rear-end. but from what it is saying I am sure it well be fine with the baby for the small amount the baby would get. But just for safety recheck with the physician. Congratulation.
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