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A 34-year-old member asked:

Which type of nasal decongestant/ cough suppressant can i take while breastfeeding?

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Dr. Mark Loury
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 40 years experience
Suggestions: Sudafed and afrin are safe decongestants, Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and nasal steroids ok for allergy symptoms. Honey is a good cough suppressant. Oral steroids for severe allergy symptoms or oral narcotics for severe cough are ok. Best to clear any meds with OB or pediatrician.
Last updated Jun 24, 2014


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