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Are diurex pills safe while breast feeding?

Are diurex pills safe while breast feeding?

Probably Not: Please check with your doctor. Make sure you know the answer before experimenting with your child. ...Read more

Dr. James Krick
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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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Is Azo medication safe for breast feeding?

Is Azo medication safe for breast feeding?

According to: Drugs. Com no recommendations can be made on the use of large quantities of cranberry products during breastfeeding.". ...Read more

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Is raw or local honey safe while breast feeding?

Is raw or local honey safe while breast feeding?

Yes: No problem for you to eat honey while breast feeding. Baby should not eat it the first year. ...Read more

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Is theraflu safe for breast feeding moms?

Yes: There are several components to this product but all are considered safe for breast feeding. ...Read more

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Is furosemide safe for breast-feeding?

Is furosemide safe for breast-feeding?

Transmitted: Furosemide is transmitted in breast milk & while no adverse infant events are commonly reported the fda urges caution in nursing mothers....Talk to your physician about the risks & benefits. ...Read more

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Is dextromethorphan hbp safe while breast feeding?

Is dextromethorphan hbp safe while breast feeding?

COUGH RX: It should be safe since you take only 2 tsp. @ bedtime. ...Read more

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Is sodium pyruvate safe during breast feeding?

Is sodium pyruvate safe during breast feeding?

Unknown: There is no research data on this. If the sodium pyruvate is medically necessary, it would be reasonable to use. Discuss this specifically with the doctor recommending it's use. ...Read more

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Is Azo yeast safe while breast feeding?

Is Azo yeast safe while breast feeding?

Azo yeast: Azo yeast contains boneset (eupatorium perfoliatum), mistletoe leaf (viscum album) ; lactobacillus sporogenes. The product site states “pregnant ; breastfeeding women are advised to consult their doctor.” it does not appear to be well studied. Unless your physician is familiar w this product ; can clear it’s use – would not recommend taking while pregnant or breast feeding. ...Read more

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Why isn't secnidazole safe while breast feeding? My doctor said it is, but every other source says it is not. What is the risk to my baby?

In breast milk: This antiparasitic imadazole derivative is actively excreted in breast milk and has potential toxicity for the breast feeding baby. ...Read more

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Horse chestnut safe for breast feeding moms?

Horse chestnut safe for breast feeding moms?

No it is not safe: No it is not safe and not recommended during pregnancy or bresrfeeding and there is fda warning for not using it during pregnancy and breast feeding
do not use it if you are pregnant or breast feeding. ...Read more

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I am on pentasa (mesalamine) and flagyle for rectal ulcer, is that effective and safe am breast feeding?

Safe/ no problem: Both medications are considered relatively safe during breast feeding. I can't comment about the effectiveness of the treatment, not part of my area. ...Read more

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I had my baby 8 days ago. I have bad baby blues. My family doctor prescribed me. 25 mg of Xanax (alprazolam) and 10mg of lexapro. Is that safe while breast feeding?

I had my baby 8 days ago. I have bad baby blues. My family doctor prescribed me. 25 mg of Xanax (alprazolam) and 10mg of lexapro. Is that safe while breast feeding?

Possibly unsafe: Xanax (alprazolam) is listed as "possibly unsafe" as studies have found Xanax (alprazolam) in breast milk. This means that the breast fed infant would likely receive some Xanax (alprazolam) while breast feeding; the benefits of Xanax (alprazolam) must be weighed with these risks Lexapro is listed as "safety unknown" as it has not been as well studied. Consult your doctor, or seek another opinion for your specific situation. ...Read more

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Hello, I'm a nursing mother now I have a muscular problem can I use "Chlorzoxazone" relaxon, is it safe with breast feeding?!

Hello, I'm a nursing mother now I have a muscular problem can I use "Chlorzoxazone" relaxon, is it safe with breast feeding?!

Mess and breast: Speak to the provider who prescribed this as there is no data on the excretion of chlorzoxazone into breast milk which would make it unsafe to use while nursing ...Read more

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Is taking ensure while breast feeding safe?

Absolutely: It is an excellent source of additional nutrition that is needed to provide optimal milk for your child. Enjoy! ...Read more

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Arnica safe to use while breast feeding?

Arnica safe to use while breast feeding?

NOT SAFE: This is a homeopathic med made from the Arnica flower used as a multi-purpose treatment topically, reported to have antibiotic properties, also taken by mouth. Be aware these types of products typically contain unreliable amounts of stated ingredient & have an unproven safety/effectiveness profile. Arnica is NOT safe in pregnancy or breastfeeding. See your doctor for safe treatment if you are ill. ...Read more

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Is biotin safe for baby while breast feeding?

Yes: No problem with this medication. It achieves a level as one of the most benign medications taken during lactation. ...Read more

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Is fenugreek completely safe to take while breast feeding? I need to increase my supply.

Is fenugreek completely safe to take while breast feeding? I need to increase my supply.

Probably: Fenugreek has been used for hundreds of years to increase milk supply. I have not been able to find any reports of harm from using fenugreek while lactating. Studies on its actual effectiveness, though, are equivocal.
My opinion: it probably won't hurt, and it very well might help. I doubt people would have used it this long if it didn't help, at least some of the time. Give it a try. ...Read more

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I'm taking concor 2.5mg, is it safe to breast feed?

HPN RX: Yes, you can continue your rx. The dose is low. Breast feeding will be safe. ...Read more

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Dr prescribed cocodemol 8/500mg is this safe to use while breast feeding newborn?

Dr prescribed cocodemol 8/500mg is this safe to use while breast feeding newborn?

Pain medication: This is a pain medication containing Codeine and Acetaminophen. It is commonly used in breastfeeding women who have had a c section or other surgery. ...Read more

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Is Go-lacta safe to use during breast-feeding to help with milk supply? The only ingredient in it is malunggay leaves

Is Go-lacta safe to use during breast-feeding to help with milk supply? The only ingredient in it is malunggay leaves

No good data: Our science (MD) has not studied this product or it's active ingredients.
It may have some data on efficacy, but typically we do not prescribe such medications. It is a natural process, and is limited by a neuro-humoral pathway involving prolactin, etc. Relaxed state of mind and fluids in plenty help. ...Read more

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Is Olive leaf extract safe to take while breast feeding if so how much?

Is Olive leaf extract safe to take while breast feeding if so how much?

Olive leaf extract: No clinical studies have been done with breastfeeding mothers. Also olive leaf extract can lower blood sugar and blood pressure. Wise to avoid this herbal extract. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take ris it safe to takeperidone safe for pregnant or breast-feeding women?

Is it safe to take ris it safe to takeperidone safe for pregnant or breast-feeding women?

Not breastfeeding: Risperidone is a strong medication for use in women with psychiatric illness. It can be used in pregnancy with your doctor's supervision. Some infants will show signs of withdrawl after birth, but the benefits may be better than the risks of stopping. Risperidone will pass into breast milk and a woman should use formula instead. ...Read more

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Is thiamine safe for pregnant or breast feeding women?

Is thiamine safe for pregnant or breast feeding women?

Yes, perfectly safe: Thiamine, also known as vitamin b1, is perfectly safe to take during pregnancy and when nursing and is essential for the health of you and your baby. Thiamine is used by our mitochondria to produce energy and is necessary for our brains to function. It is also an antioxidant. For more info see http://www. Vitamin-mineral-info. Com/vitamin-b1-thiamin. Php. ...Read more

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