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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
20 years experience in Rheumatology
See below: Ibuprofen is better.

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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
29 years experience in Pediatrics
Negligible: If you can afford to dump it, you will be happier about not exposing Baby. Pumping again will stimulate more production of milk. For practical purpo ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Safe to breast feed: if doses are taken sporadically for migraine. Both meds are not excreted significantly in breast milk. Sumatriptan has a half life of 2 1/2 hours, s ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
44 years experience in Pediatrics
Safe drugs for BFmom: According to American Academay of Pediatrics (AAP), most pain killers, including Naproxen, is approved for use during breast feeding . There is not m ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience in Emergency Medicine
24-36 hrs: The majority of the med should be metabolized by 24-36 hours--but, you are "storing" some of it in your current milk. Should pump-n-discard at least o ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience in Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Naproxen: Is not recommended with breast feeding. When taken 2 times a day, it is always detected in the body. All the best.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gray
13 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes : Yes, if taken as directed on the bottle.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
21 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes it is possible: It is possible that your baby will get your cold due to close contact but I would still recommend continuing to breastfed through the illness. As they ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-healy
38 years experience in Pediatrics
Naproxen: It is a non steroidal anti- inflammatory drug, and analgesic. They reduce fever help with pain and inlammation. Commonly used for joint pain and arthr ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
Pain/swelling: It is a non- steroidal antiinflammatory mediciation: use with caution.
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