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is l lysine safe to take while nursing

A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Lysine and nursing: Lysine is an essential amino acid(protein) meaning our body cannot make it. It is part of our diet.We eat 60,000 mg protein a day. For prophylaxis us ... Read More

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Probably- moderation: As is usually the case, no research has been done so no one knows for sure. However, lysine occurs naturally in many foods so every woman who has ever ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Drug interaction checker shows no interactions btwn alcohol and L-lysine.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Drug interaction: Checker shows no interactions btwn L-lysine and alcohol.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
No,it is not safe to: take while nursing.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
It is not: recommended to take this while nursing.It may be harmful.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Uncertain: It is not known if taking taking creatine is safe while nursing. In reality, nobody knows for sure, because there are many different brands of this, w ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Yes: Yes, it is totally safe to take l-lysine while nursing. This is an Amino Acid found in just about every protein-containing food that you eat.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes, it is safe to: take taurine while breastfeeding.
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A female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Not known for sure: Because l-carnosine products are not medications approved by the fda, l-carnosine products are probably not tested for interactions and side effects l ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unknown: Branched chain amino acid supplements have not been studied in breastfeeding women to scientifically be able to state that their use is safe. The bene ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tod Aeby
Dr. Tod Aeby answered
35 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
It's probably safe: L-arginine is a naturally occurring Amino Acid (one of the building blocks of protein) and is found in lots of food. Taking moderate amounts is proba ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Melissa Gowans
20 years experience Pediatrics
Emergen-C: Yes it's fine but stay away from othe immune boosters like Airborne. They contain too many other vitamins and herbs that are not good for milk/baby.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Ok in normal amounts: It is probably fine to take Omega-3 fatty acid supplements in normal, typical amounts while nursing. In reality, nobody knows for sure, because there ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes: "the packaging says no because it's not tested, but there are peds out there that would say that based on the actual ingredients--it's fine". I agree ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Fein
Specializes in Preventive Medicine
Yes: Pyridoxine, or vitamin b6, is not only safe to take, but it is an important component of your prenatal vitamin make-up. Pyridoxine is crucial to the ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience Pediatrics
Lactoferrin safe: Lactoferrin containing supplements safe to take while breastfeeding.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: In reasonable doses should be ok.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: It depends on the dose. IV doses may cause your breast milk to dry up, but oral use of lower doses do tend to show up in the breast milk, but luckily ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: You can take vit c supplements while pregnant or breastfeeding but you should not exceed recommended dosing. You will get more with eating lots of fr ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ernest Degidio
19 years experience Family Medicine
No problem: The product is "good" bacteria that normally populates your vagina.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Biotin is safe. By 'mcg' maybe you are referring to microgram? That's a unit of measurement, not an ingredient. If there was another ingredient you ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristina McCaughtry
20 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably: Phoslo is used to help prevent build up of phosphates in women who's kidneys do not work well. It should be used under a physician's supervision, wit ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
34 years experience Pediatrics
FDA web stated:: "Limited information indicates that maternal pantoprazole doses of 40 mg daily produce low levels in milk and would not be expected to cause any adver ... Read More
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