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Doctor insights on: Is Keflex Safe To Take While Breastfeeding

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Dr. Chad Levitt
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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


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What is the right dosage of cephalexin for breastfeeding moms?

What is the right dosage of cephalexin for breastfeeding moms?

Usual dose for adult: Cephalexin is compatible with breastfeeding and does not need dose adjusted. ...Read more

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Is it OK to breastfeed while taking oxycodin and keflex? I remember they ok ED it when the. Any was born but the antibiotics is new

Is it OK to breastfeed while taking oxycodin and keflex? I remember they ok ED it when the. Any was born but the antibiotics is new

Keflex is fine: It is fine to take Keflex while breastfeeding. Oxycodone is excreted in breast milk and the clinical significance of this to the baby is unknown. Be sure you are talking to your doctor about the fact that you are breast feeding so that they can make the safest choice for pain management for you. ...Read more

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If i'm allergic to penicillin is it safe to take keflex pulvales?

If i'm allergic to penicillin is it safe to take keflex pulvales?

No: If you are truly allergic to penicillin, you should avoid all penicillin derivatives and the first generation cephalosporins. Keflex is a first gen. Cephalosporin and may cross react with penicillin. See a board certified allergist to help you determine if penicillin is a true allergy for you. ...Read more

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If someone is allergic to keflex, is it safe for them to take flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl).

If someone is allergic to keflex, is it safe for them to take flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl).

Irrelevant: Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) is centrally acting muscle relaxant. Any medication can cause side effects and flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) is no exception. Always ask your doctor for more information about medication and your individual situation. ...Read more

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Took Keflex-7 days; finished last Thursday. Today, my dentist gave me Clindamycin. Is it safe to take this strong antibiotic so soon after Keflex?

Took Keflex-7 days; finished last Thursday. Today, my dentist gave me Clindamycin. Is it safe  to take this strong antibiotic so soon after Keflex?

It is safe: However, we have now entered an era where some bacterial species are resistant to the full range of antibiotics presently available. You should start your dental treatment ASAP. Take care. ...Read more

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Taking Keflex & Claritin D for a sore throat/bacterial infection. Doc says I can also take 2 aleve (naproxen) twice a day for pain. Is this safe?

Taking Keflex & Claritin D for a sore throat/bacterial infection. Doc says I can also take 2 aleve (naproxen) twice a day for pain. Is this safe?

Yes: Usually safe if you have no contraindication to any of the medications, like allergic reaction. The medications you mentioned do not interact adversely with each other. ...Read more

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Is zytrec safe to take while breastfeeding?

Is zytrec safe to take while breastfeeding?

Before bedtime: Yes, but take it at night before bedtime in case it makes you drowsy during the day. ...Read more

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Is sensa safe to take while breastfeeding?

Is sensa safe to take while breastfeeding?

Not known: I doubt if any studies existed on this matter. I wouldn't waste my money on it. Eat healthy, it's more important for your child. ...Read more

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What allergy medications are safe to take while breastfeeding?

What allergy medications are safe to take while breastfeeding?

FLONASE is SAFEST: According to the aap: sudafed & benedryl are excreted in breast milk but use is compatible with breastfeeding although may cause decreased milk production however these meds can cause lethargy/irritability. The safest meds are the nasal sprays: e.g. Flonase (generic) and others. The newer antihistamines (claritin/zyrtec/allegra) are not well studied but are appear to be safe in short term use. ...Read more

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Please tell me what asthma medication are safe to take while breastfeeding?

Please tell me what asthma medication are safe to take while breastfeeding?

Most are OK: I feel your concern is about the inhaler steroids used as a controller. For the most part, very little of the drug is inhaled into your blood stream and eventually in your breast milk. If you are concerned, please discuss your questions with your child's pediatrician. Good Luck. ...Read more

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Is methylprednisolone safe to take while breastfeeding?

Is methylprednisolone safe to take while breastfeeding?

No: Here is the reference:Ref:Rxlist.com Methylprednisolone can pass into breast milk and may harm a nursing baby. Do not use this medication without telling your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby. Why do you have this med? Seek alternative from your physician ...Read more

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