U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
A 37-year-old female asked:

Can i take alka-seltzer while breastfeedin?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Ask the baby: In all seriousness should not be an issue for you or baby.
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Maybe,maybe not: There are at least a dozen products carrying this name and some contain antihistamines or phenylephrine that can decrease milk volume, or Aspirin that should not be consumed iy baby may get a viral illness while you are taking it. So some products without the ingredients noted are less worrisome than others. See:hale, t "medications and mothers milk", 2012 ed.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership

Similar questions

TX
A female asked:

Can I take oscilloccocinum and alka seltzer?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 39 years experience
What R U treating?: Oscillococcinum is a homeopathic preparation claimed to be made from the (non-existent) "oscillococcus" bacterium, which is marketed to relieve influenza-like symptoms. It is actually derived from duck liver &heart, diluted to 200C—a ratio of one part duck offal to 10400 parts water. Alka-Seltzer is a combo of sodium bicarbonate, aspirin, citric acid. Probably okay together, but what's your goal?

Related questions

A 47-year-old member asked:
1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
A 26-year-old member asked:
1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
A 19-year-old male asked:
1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
A 53-year-old male asked:
1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Last updated Jun 17, 2020
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.