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Which medications are safe during breastfeeding?

Which medications are safe during breastfeeding?

Some are, some not: You'll have to consult the prescriber for information on medication safety, I can't list them all here in a short answer. Definitely check on both OTC and prescription med safety before taking medications while nursing. ...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 profractional laser safe during breastfeeding?

Is profractional laser safe during breastfeeding?

Wait until after: I generally recommend waiting until you are finished breastfeeding prior to having any procedures. There are no studies to show whether this is safe. Furthermore, because your hormones are at different levels during the postpartum period, you may be more likely to hyperpigment after a laser procedure if you were to do it while breastfeeding. ...Read more

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Is skinception safe to use during breastfeeding?

Is skinception safe to use during breastfeeding?

Yes: It is safe to use but avoid getting it on the nipple. The baby probably will not like the taste and it is not supposed to be swallowed. ...Read more

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What type of surgical procedure to resurface facial tissue is safe during breastfeeding?

What type of surgical procedure to resurface facial tissue is safe during breastfeeding?

Laser: Laser treatments would not have any problems with breast milk, however chemical peels would. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take duromine whilst breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take duromine whilst breastfeeding?

Duromine in Lactate: Duromine (phentermine) has been linked with fetal abnormalities in animals and the fda warns against its use in humans who are breast feeding. The drug has also been contraindicated in people who have a history of valvular heart disease or high blood pressure, other cardiovascular diseases and thyroid disease, so be careful taking it after weaning your infant if any of these conditions apply. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take collagen during breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take collagen during breastfeeding?

No problem: Collagen is basically protein & more or less just eating a different protein source like fish or tofu. ...Read more

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Is use of a basil essential oil safe during breastfeeding?

Is use of a basil essential oil safe during breastfeeding?

Hard to say.: By definition, "alternative" is different than modern western medicine. Generally any drug, herb, treatment, or oil that stands up to rigorous scientific scrutiny is included in modern medicine. Many alternative practices, oils etc do not stand up to scientific scrutiny and cannot be shown to work. Nor safe. Some could do serious harm. Check https://nccih. Nih. Gov/
for research ...Read more

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Hi. I am looking for rapid weightloss ideas. I need something that is safe to use whilst breastfeeding?

Hi. I am looking for rapid weightloss ideas. I need something that is safe to use whilst breastfeeding?

Depends: If you look at the specifics, creating breast milk for baby requires metabolic work on your part (that is quite passive).Over 1yr your breasts will use your body energy to create roughly 500-1000 cal/day for baby. If you only consume the diet you need for your pre-pregnancy weight, you could drop 1-2 pounds a week due to breastfeeding alone. If you eat more you loose less. ...Read more

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I want to know the safest diuretic during breastfeeding, have edema and want to know what is really safe?

I want to know the safest diuretic during breastfeeding, have edema and want to know what is really safe?

Best diuretic in pg: 30 from DK asks safest diuretic when breastfeeding I have edema. No diuretic is 100% safe in breast feeding as they have never been formally tested for safety in pregnancy. Almost certainly your edema is caused by eating more salt than you can get rid of. Or something else. First find out cause of edema. Then you will know how to treat it. How 2 know if 2 much salt n diet? Cut down Na & observe. ...Read more

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Are vitamin b12 shots safe during breastfeeding?

Are vitamin b12 shots safe during breastfeeding?

Probably safe: If needed for health reasons such as pernicious anemia, then should be fine. If used for energy boosting, then would consult with your babies doctor ...Read more

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Is trilastin sr and accelerator for stretch mark safe during breastfeeding?

Is trilastin sr and accelerator for stretch mark safe during breastfeeding?

Trilastin: The only ingredient of concern in the trilastin sr is licorice extract- not recommended when breastfeeding. Licorice can cause hypertension, elevate potassium and disturb adrenal hormones. Contact your physician for other recommendations for treating stretch marks. ...Read more

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Hi. I am 32 years old and breastfeeding my 4 month old daughter. My question is, it is safe to take collagen during breastfeeding? Would this suppleme

Open to discussion: Collagen is a source of protein and theoretically it should cause no problem. However, we don't know what long term effect it might have on the infant. I would discuss the problem with your ob. ...Read more

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Is acacia senegal for weight loss safe during breastfeeding?

Is acacia senegal for weight loss safe during breastfeeding?

Don't take during: Breastfeeding for weight loss. Your baby is absorbing it too. Breastfeeding normally can cause weight loss naturally from the amount of energy expended around the clock. Best not to take any supplements during breast-feeding. Just get your rest when your baby does too. Keep up the good work! ...Read more

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Have a 5 months baby, still having edema, is there any safe diuretic during breastfeeding?

Please consult your: Doctor, don't take medicines on your own, you better get examined before prescribing any medication which you might not need regardless whether it is safe while breastfeeding, good luck ...Read more

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Is fish oil safe during pregnancy or breastfeeding?

Is fish oil safe during pregnancy or breastfeeding?

Yes: Fish oil is safe and healthy for pregnant women and developing fetuses. The only concern is the possibility of contamination by elements like mercury. For that reason, pregnant women should use highly purified fish oil supplements. Many prenatal vitamins now include DHA and epa, purified components of fish oil that are healthy for nervous system development. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use PONDS deep whitening facial foam during pregnancy and breastfeeding?

Is it safe to use PONDS deep whitening facial foam during pregnancy and breastfeeding?

Yes: As a rule, most topical creams or lotions have very little transfer of their content below the top skin layers. As such, they do not enter the blood and cannot be transferred to a fetus or through the breast milk. The exception to this rule are those preparations designed specifically to enter the blood, like the meds in a nicotiine patch, birth control patch, etc. Which use special chemicals to a ...Read more

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Is it safe to use raspberry ketone 700mg during breastfeeding? And using all natural fluid away pills is it safe?

Raspberry ketone: There isn't any reliable research on the safety of raspberry ketones during breastfeeding. All natural fluid away sounds like a diuretic. Diuretics cause fluid loss and may decrease milk supply in breastfeeding women. Breastfeeding by itself is the best weight loss regimen after pregnancy.

http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/patientinstructions/000586.htm. ...Read more

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My wife use beprosalic lotion n elomet cream for her psoriasis during breastfeeding. It is safe during breastfeeding?

My wife use beprosalic lotion n elomet cream for her psoriasis during breastfeeding. It is safe during breastfeeding?

Meds and breast milk: Those medicines must be international because I do not recognize them. When breast-feeding, you must assume that anything your wife eats or uses may end up in your child. Ask your pediatrician or dermatologist. ...Read more

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Is iy safe to use nail hair and skin supplement during breastfeeding?

Is iy safe to use nail hair and skin supplement during breastfeeding?

No: During pregnancy it usually best to just stay on your prescribed prenatal vitamin. Otc supplements sometimes have contaminants in them that. (unless your supplement is from a company that tests its bulk materials and attests its purity) this holds true during breast feeding. Continuation of the prescribed prenatal is the safest approach for at least the first 6 months. ...Read more

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Dandelion capsules 500 mg as mild diuretic alternative safety during breastfeeding not pregnancy? Maximum safe dose?

Dandelion capsules 500 mg as mild diuretic alternative safety during breastfeeding not pregnancy? Maximum safe dose?

Better not use it: Although it's an herb, it is still a medicine, safety isn't established in pregnancy or during breastfeeding. It still interacts with other medicines. If you really need a water pill for a medical reason, why not ask your doctor about it. Please don't self medicate, check this link for more information, wish you and your baby wellness,
http://www. Webmd. Com/vitamins-supplements/ingredientmono-706-dandelion. Aspx? Activeingredientid=706& ...Read more

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Is it safe for my baby, if I drink dandelion root tea during breastfeeding to reduce edema? Will it pass to the milk?

Is it safe for my baby, if I drink dandelion root tea during breastfeeding to reduce edema? Will it pass to the milk?

I hope you discussed: The benefits vs. Risks of your progesterone & anti-prolactin medications with both your OB & your Pediatrician. Apparently, one shouldn't use dandelion tea as a diuretic for more than 3-4 weeks, nor take it with a prescribed diuretic. Since there are no studies on the " dose" of the tea, I can't tell you what %age crosses into breastmilk or how safe it is. ...Read more