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Can I Use Nasal Spray While Breastfeeding
Can you use nasal spray such as affrin for congestion while breastfeeding? Can you drink Thera flu? Nursing a 6 week old..
Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more
Is nasal spray and nasal saline the same thing? I need to know because my dr. Told me to take nasal saline because i'm breast feeding and i got spray.
I have a sinus infection that is causing horrible pain in the maxillary area and my ears are clogged. Safe to use a nasal spray while breastfeeding?
Yes.: The saline sinus sprays are completely fine. Things like afrin (oxymetazoline) work on the blood vessels to decrease their size. This type of medicine also can work on the blood vessels of the breast to decrease milk production. It is more of a problem when you take a decongestant by mouth but still a small risk. Check out lacmed app as a resource for meds and breast feeding. Feel better! ...Read more
My nose been stop up for about 2yrs now, what can I do to help that. I use nasal spray all the time so it can help me breath. What should I do?
Addicted: To nose spray.If you use afrin (oxymetazoline) or a similar type decongestant nose spray around the clock ( daily ) for more than 3-4 days, your nose won't open without using the spray.Your nose has become dependent on the spray.It's hard to get off this cycle but your doctor can help, or you can go without it for a week , and going forward, only use it spairingly. ...Read more
Would rhinoplasty done in 2004 cause any severe nasal congestion now? My nose has been really stuffy for weeks. I use nasal spray too much.
allergies: Vibrocil is not available in the U.S. It is used for common colds, acute and chronic rhinitis, seasonal (hay fever) and non-seasonal allergic rhinitis, acute and chroniand c sinusitis, pre- and postoperative care, adjuvant in cases of acute ear infection. It is a.Combination antihistamine and phenylephrine (decongestant). ...Read more
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