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Can you take nyquil while breastfeeding

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Grindstaff
Addiction Medicine 39 years experience
NyQuil : One of the ingredients is possibly unsafe on breast feeding so I wouldn't
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jean Wagner
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Probably not: these are multi ingredient drugs. The Tylenol (acetaminophen) in them is safe. The cough suppressant has never been studied in breastfeeding and shoul... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Yes: All the various nyquil product line is considered relatively safe for breast feeding.
Dr. Christine Hom
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Safe: But you always want to minimize baby's exposure to drugs. Take cautiously as needed.
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Family Medicine 13 years experience
No problem: Taking both of those should be just fine. Get some rest!
A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. W. james Chon
Nephrology and Dialysis 26 years experience
No sig interaction: Nyquil contains acetaminophen (tylenol), dextromethorphan (cough suppressant), and doxylamine succinate (antihistamine). Nitrofurantoin is an antibio... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
Psychiatry 23 years experience
Yes: Lexapro (escitalopram) and alcohol can potentate each other, but if used infrequently and at label directions and if you are healthy, it should be sa... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
You may be able to: If you aren't sedated/sleepy then you are fine. If you are feeling sleepy, I would be careful because the two together can make your drowsy/groggy.
A female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Hard to say: One of the primary problems in asthma is the thickened mucous that seems to always be present. The antihistamine cough preparations like NyQuil can in... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Ndeto
Anesthesiology 46 years experience
Not preferable: Nyquil does contain an antihistamine and a cough suppressant and both of these can lead to sedation and sleepiness and so can hydrocodone. Thus takin... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cyma Khalily
Psychiatry 36 years experience
BREASTFEEDING YAY!: Ask your doctor . Turmeric (Curcuma longa) rhizome contains curcuminoids such as curcumin. No data exist on the excretion of any components of turmer... Read More