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can I take imodium while breastfeeding

A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kermit Brunelle
33 years experience Pediatrics
That depends...: If you are considering immodium as treatment for a diarrheal illness. I would advise against its use, but that said it is safe. If you are taking th ... Read More
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Dr. Grace Akoh-Arrey
15 years experience Pharmacology
Yes for a short time: Some small amounts of loperamide (imodium) may appear in breast milk. This is unlikely to adversely affect the baby particularly if used for a short t ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Yes.
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. MANNAN RAZZAK
22 years experience Pediatrics
Percocet: The literature says probably safe as there is limited information.
A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raj Syal
Dr. Raj Syal answered
32 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Depends on what you are taking, but many medications are acceptable.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
24 years experience Pediatrics
Beast milk and medicine: Are you asking about table salt ? If a prescription of some sort call who prescribed it and ask.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Thyrosense: There have been no studies to know whether this is safe or not. The label its self says it has not been evaluated by the FDA.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Too many to list: Check with your doc or pediatrician for this information.If ready to do some heavy reading, buy the reference "medications and mothers milk" by t hale ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Following dosing and timing guidelines of course.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
No problem: Yes and tylenol (acetaminophen) too, if you need it.

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