A 18-year-old female asked:
i am strictly breastfeeding my son and came down with a cold. i'm looking for medicine i can take while breastfeeding. is rexall daytime cold/flu ok? it has acetaminophen dextromethorphan and phenylephrine
1 doctor answer
Dr. Christine Hom answered
30 years experience Pediatrics
Breastmilk: You must balance the possibility of your child having side effects from medication in his food with the amount of relief you may have from the medication. Try a steamy shower, hot beverages, drink plenty of fluids and try to rest if at all possible.
Answered on Aug 19, 2019
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