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A 34-year-old male asked:

My breastfeeding wife has a nagging cough,what medication is safe for her to take that wont negatively affect milk supply or baba?thanks

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Source of the cough: Your wife can use regular dextromethorphan without codeine over the counter, however, first she needs to see a MD to find out why she has a nagging cough to begin with. Not every cough is an infection, but can be a irritation by excessive mucous or from an enlarged thyroid gland.
Last updated Nov 22, 2017

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