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Secnidazole And Breastfeeding
AAP & Flagyl: Metronidazole (Flagyl) is rated by the AAP as a drug whose effect on infants is unknown, but it may be of concern because older studies found its use in pregnancy to be associated with mutagenicity. Nevertheless, the amount transferred to the infant through breast milk is much lower than the therapeutic dosage for infants, and no adverse effects have been reported from exposure through breast milk ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 both are safe: Yes both are safe for the liver. ...Read more
Can i continue to take my herbal weight loss pills while taking yeast infection medication? Terconazole, metronidazole and azithromycin.
Yes, but: It's a total waste of your money. The only thing that will lose weight is your wallet. There may also be interactions with the pills and your rx since we don't know that's in the pills. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. The only way to lose weight and keep it off is to eat less and exercise more. ...Read more
Should be OK..: It is a categoryb medication and so should be ok..Still, small amount of this medicine is excreted in the milk so baby will be exposed, but should be ok because brief exposure has no real detrimental effect. If you have vaginal infection, a vaginal suppository is an option which has even less/minimal absorption into mom...Thus even less will be in the milk for baby..Good luck. ...Read more
Given Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) for mastitis, can I continue to give baby my breast milk or pump and dump ? Same question For ibuprofen.
Paromomycin: There is no interaction with food. Stay away from alcoholic beverages. ...Read more
Conditional Safety : Flagyl has "conditional" safety during lactation. Meaning safety may depend on the patient, meaning their comorbities, pre-existing diseases, and also upon dose that you are taking. You did not mention why you are on flagyl, as there may be other antibiotics available for you. Talk to your doc to see which antibiotic is safest during breast-feeding. ...Read more
Breast feeding while using can I breastfeed my five month old while taking terconazole cream 0.4% (for yeast infection)?
According : According to the lactmed database the safety of terconazole vaginal cream is unknown for breastfeeding mothers. The recommendation is to use another drug if the baby is a newborn or premature. An alternative is Clotrimazole vaginal cream, this can be bought over the counter and is unlikely to cause any adverse affects in a breastfed baby. You can also discuss this further with your doctor or pharmacist. Take care. ...Read more
Is it okay to give my baby probiotic drink(yakult),she has diarrhea for 2 weeks now.. Shes taking 3 cotrimoazole,metronidazole and co-amoxiclav.
Poor Baby: Wow, this is a lot of antibiotics! Please double check with your prescribing doctor on these doses, especially the amoxiclav, this is the one that is most notorious for diarrhea. Yes, you may give her a probiotic. If she is more than two or three days away from the last dose, please bring her back to the doctor for a check, given the length of diarrhea, and to check her weight. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am breastfeeding and still taking my prenatal (materna)vitamins and omega 3 and metamucil. Any other alternative vitamins that I should take?
Good regimen: Sounds like a nice regimen! I would only suggest changing to whole food based raw organic type multivitamins if possible. High quality Omega 3 fish oils are molecularly distilled to remove heavy metals such as Mercury. Best wishes! ...Read more
I have mastitis and taking penicillin. My baby also is on antibiotics. Is it still safe to breastfeed?
Yes: Yes you can.Get a more detailed answer ›
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