For drug Xanax highlighted the importance of the following:
Contraindicated in pregnancy
Contraindicated during breast-feeding
C care applied in the human liver
C care applied in renal impairment
Xanax while pregnant?
During pregnancy, only in exceptional cases and only in “real life” testimony. Has a toxic effect on the fetus and increase the risk of birth defects when used in the I trimester of pregnancy.
Therapeutic dose in the later stages of pregnancy can cause depression of the central nervous system of the newborn.
The constant use during pregnancy can lead to physical dependence with the development of the syndrome of “cancellation” of the newborn.
Children, especially at a younger age, are very sensitive to central depressant drug action of benzodiazepines. Using just before birth or during labor may cause newborn respiratory depression, reduced muscle tone, hypotension, hypothermia and a weak act of sucking (syndrome “flaccid child”
Can take a xanax during pregnancy and lactation?
Benzodiazepines may have harmful effects on the fetus when used by pregnant women.
When using the drug Xanax during pregnancy, and if the patient becomes pregnant while taking this drug, it must be made aware of the presence of the potential hazard to the fetus.
According to experience available to other members of the class of benzodiazepines, it is believed that Xanax is able to increase the risk of birth defects when administered to pregnant women during the first trimester.
Because these drugs are rarely used for emergency treatment, their use in the first trimester should almost always be avoided.
In appointing the drug should be considered the possibility that a woman of childbearing age can conceive. Patients should be advised to consult with your doctor about the advisability of eliminating the use of the drug if they become pregnant during therapy or planning a pregnancy.
Despite the fact that breast milk low level detected benzodiazepines including alprazolam, when therapy with Xanax discontinue breastfeeding.