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Can You Take Iron While Breastfeeding
Taking iron tablet: Yes it is fine to take oral iron tablet during the period of time you are breast feeding. ...Read more
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
Yes: You should definitely continue to take iron supplements while breastfeeding. Breast milk has tremendous nutritional and immunologic value for infants, but the iron content may be insufficient as the infant grows. To make sure that both your baby and you have adequate iron for health blood production, you should typically continue your prenatal vitamins while lactating. ...Read more
Can I take propan with Iron in the morning and mefenamic Acid 500mg at the evening while breastfeeding?
Breastfeeding: You can take the vitamin profan with iron but mefenamic acid is usually contra-indicated ...Read more
Is it safe to take biotin 5000 mcg while breastfeeding? Coz my hair is falling out crazy even though I'm taking my prenatal and iron everyday...
Pregnancy hair loss: It is normal to hair shedding starting about 3-4 months after delivery. The shedding may be quite dramatic and scary, but it is just your hair returning to its regular state. Shedding stops after a few months. If shedding is severe, you may need to be tested for iron levels and thyroid function which can also cause hair shedding. ...Read more
I am breastfeeding my daughter for 2years. I am a very petite person. Is it safe for me to take Enervon Multivitamins and Propan with Iron? Does any o
Do not take Propan:
Multivitamins are safe, but Propan is not. It is a brand of Phenylpropanolamine, "associated with an increased risk of hemorrhagic stroke (bleeding into the brain or into tissue surrounding the brain) in women. Men may also be at risk. Although the risk of hemorrhagic stroke is low, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recommends that consumers not use any products"
containing it. ...Read more
No: I can not see any problem if you do it with recommended dose. ...Read more
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Yes: StressTabs is fine, but a prenatal vitamin may be more appropriate. Talk to your obstetrician. ...Read more
Since breastfeeding requires more iron in the mother's body, could you still get symptoms of hemacromatosis while breastfeeding?
No: Not unless you already have excessive levels or excessive intake. Check w/your doctor. ...Read more
I get dizzy during my periods, days 1-7 dizzy off and on but mostly all day. My periods aren't heavy & I've been breastfeeding for 2 yrs. Iron is good?
Vertigo: Chances are that you are dizzy most of the days perhaps less dizzy during non menstrual days. If this happens when you first get up from the bed in the morning or if you bend down and get up then it is vertigo. Try over-the-counter meclizine 25 mg three times a day. If it fails see a neurologist. ...Read more
My baby is 17 month old and I breast feed him but his weight is 9.5 kg and he doesn't eat at all he has low vitamin d and iron is it worrying?
Let me advise you:
Perccet compose of two medications.
Oxycodone&acetaminophen however, the oxycodone component is a narcotic and could cause significant problems in a nursing infant.
If you have to take it is a good idea to watch for any changes in your baby, such as breathing problems, excessive sleeping, or feeding problems.
The manufacturer does not recommend that women use this medication while breastfeed. ...Read more
Too many to list: Check with your doc or pediatrician for this information. If ready to do some heavy reading, buy the reference "medications and mothers milk" by t hale, 15 ed, 2012. ...Read more
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