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Is there any side effect of taking buprenorphine for a breastfeeding mother?

Is there any side effect of taking buprenorphine for a breastfeeding mother?

Yes: Buprenorphine is a narcotic. It can pass into the breast milk and be passed to the baby. It is not recommended for lactating women. ...Read more

Narcotic (Definition)

A natural or synthetic alkaloid compound that has morphine-like qualities. Other examples are codeine, heroin, Meperidine (demerol). They are classified based on their intrinsic activity & where they interact in the central nervous system. They are involved in pain transmission ...Read more


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Effects of smoking/drinking while taking antibiotics?

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Effects of smoking/drinking while taking antibiotics?

Depends: It depends on the antibiotic; for instance, Metronidazole has a horrible interaction with alcohol. Smoking and drinking in general are not good ideas, especially when infected. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of drinking alcohol while taking azo?

What are the side effects of drinking alcohol while taking azo?

Drug interaction: Checker revealed no interactions between azo and alcohol. ...Read more

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Which anti-anxiety medicine is safe to take while breastfeeding? Any side effects?

Which anti-anxiety medicine is safe to take while breastfeeding? Any side effects?

I would suggest: Learning hypnosis or other relaxation techniques until you stop breast feeding. You can learn it in a session or two. You can bring the baby and speak with a psychologist to help reduce anxiety as well. ...Read more

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What are the effects of smoking Marijuana while taking prescribed concerta (54mg)?

What are the effects of smoking Marijuana while taking prescribed concerta (54mg)?

Hard to say: Methylphenidate is used to treat ADD. Cannabis, particularly smoking it can aggravate ADD symptoms. People with ADD are at greater risk of developing addictions and hence cannabis can present problems there as well. On the upside if cannabis is being used to help with PTSD or pain problems I could envision it along with the methylphenidate improving ADD symptoms. Advise edibles only. ...Read more

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Can you take tramadol while breastfeeding? Are there any side effects?

Can you take tramadol while breastfeeding? Are there any side effects?

1.Yes 2.No significa: Tramadol has been studied in detail & found to be safe for breast feeding mothers at regular therapeutic doses. The relative infant dose is < 3% of the maternal dose. No neurobehavioral side effects have been seen with it's standard use. See: hale t "medications and mothers milk", 15 ed. 2012. ...Read more

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Side effects of drinking beer while on cephalexin?

Few if any: You will probably have a higher alcohol level than if you did not drink beer, but other than that should be safe. ...Read more

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What's the effects of taking ran-ventalin ( Effexor)- anti depressant while bein pregnant?

What's the effects of taking ran-ventalin ( Effexor)- anti depressant while bein pregnant?

Unclear: As there is limited long term data in regards to use in pregnancy. Increased risk of spontaneous abortion may be increased. Seizures and withdrawal syndromes have also been reported in mothers who utilized venlafaxine during pregnancy. Presently it's unclear if venlafaxine causes increased abnormal development in the uterus. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of taking mdma while on 20mg of fluoxetine? Will the mdma effects lessen?C

What are the side effects of taking mdma while on 20mg of fluoxetine? Will the mdma effects lessen?C

Do not use MDMA: One cannot use illegal drugs such as mdma while on fluoxetine because illegal drugs are unhealthy, harmful, and may react with prescription drugs; not to mention the fact that they are illegal. Both mdma and fluoxetine alter brain chemistry and brain function. ...Read more

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Can taking loperamide increase the effects of hydrocodone?

Can taking loperamide increase the effects of hydrocodone?

Not really: Both will slow down your bowels, possibly causing constipation, but loperamide will not make the effects of hydrocodone (in terms of pain relief) any stronger. ...Read more

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Are there side effects to drinking alcohol while taking antibiotics ?

Are there side effects to drinking alcohol while taking antibiotics ?

Ask your doctor: Usually, healthcare providers recommend avoiding alcohol while on antibiotics medication. However, there is no clear evidence of harm from modest alcohol intake, always ask your doctor for advice. ...Read more

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Side effects from taking OTC sleeping medications for long periods of time?

Side effects from taking OTC sleeping medications for long periods of time?

OTC medications: Residual side effects from the actual medication. Also most are antihistamines that are sedating so there is tolerance and dependence potential. You may need more over time and if you stop taking them the insomnia gets worse. ...Read more

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What are the long term effects of taking adderall while not prescribed?

What are the long term effects of taking adderall while not prescribed?

Danger: Taking a medication that is not prescribed for you is very dangerous. For safety sake please see your doctor. If you need any medication he/she will prescribe it for you. Please tell the doc the reason you took the medicine in the first place. The doc will help you w/appropriate treatment. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Taking a sip of alcoholol while nursing?

Taking a sip of alcoholol while nursing?

One sip ?: Although studies many years ago suggested that beer might promote milk flow, later studies have shown that ethanol is a potent inhibitor of prolactin hormone, the hormone that stimulates milk flow. A simple sip is probably never going to hurt baby, but why bother. If you consume enough to get a buzz, you should probably pump & dump for a while & hope future feedings are not too small for baby. ...Read more

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Hello.I'm using fluoxetine every morning.What are side effects?Does it decrease my sexual stamina?What are the side effects of fluoxetine use?

Hello.I'm using fluoxetine every morning.What are side effects?Does it decrease my sexual stamina?What are the side effects of fluoxetine use?

Prozac (fluoxetine) side effects: Common side effects with Prozac (fluoxetine) may be nausea, diarrhea, loss of appetite, dizziness, sweating, anxiety, insomnia, and changes in libido. Some also notice difficulty coming to sexual climax. Many of these may dissipate with time, but the sexual issues may persist. Talk with your doctor if any of these are happening with you. ...Read more

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Breastfeeding (Definition)

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