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What kind of medicine can I take for sore throat while breastfeeding?

What kind of medicine can I take for sore throat while breastfeeding?

Depends on the cause: If you have a pretty bad sore throat associated with fever, red throat, rash, or other symptoms, see your doctor. If it is just a scratchy sore throat in the morning that goes away pretty quickly in the day, then any thing that is moisturizing is fine-liquids, honey, sore throat lozenges, etc. If it is due to allergies, treat it like you would any allergy. Most otc anti-histamines are safe. ...Read more

Dr. Milroy Samuel
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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 cold medicine can you take with warfarin?

What cold medicine can you take with warfarin?

Talk with MD: Avoid ones that contain Acetaminophen (tylenol (acetaminophen) can increase inr) but talk with your doctor. ...Read more

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What sorts of medicine can I take to help with cold symptoms while taking Mirtazapine (remeron)Teca, safely?

What sorts of medicine can I take to help with cold symptoms while taking Mirtazapine (remeron)Teca, safely?

Avoid some meds: Avoid use of cold medicine containing dextromethorphan. When this drug is combined with Mirtazapine it increases your risk of a rare but serious side effect called the serotonin syndrome. Sudafed, guaifenesin, and acetaminophen are ok. Get plenty if rest and drink plenty of non alcoholic liquids. Hope this helps! Get well soon! ...Read more

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What is the best OTC cold medicine to take when you are taking 50mg of Zoloft (sertraline)?

What is the best OTC cold medicine to take when you are taking 50mg of Zoloft (sertraline)?

Mucolytics: Antihistamines and Mucinex (guaifenesin) or other mucolytics work best. Decongestants may once blood,pressure and anxiety. Generally antihistamines are not recommended due to making mucous stickier. Drink lots of liquids, teas and chicken soup! ...Read more

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What cold medicine can I take while pregnant?

What cold medicine can I take while pregnant?

What symptoms?: It is best to limit medications while pregnant, and most over the counter cold remedies have only mild efficacy anyway. Avoid decongestants, which are stimulants that can raise your heart rate and blood pressure. You can take acetaminophen for fever and pain in appropriate doses. For congestion, try a humidifier and/or NetiPot. For a cough, try honey. Take Care! ...Read more

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What cold medicines are safe to take while breastfeeding?

What cold medicines are safe to take while breastfeeding?

It depends: It depends on the cold medication and what is contained in it. The ingredients vary and it is best to speak to your obstetrician regarding the cold medication. ...Read more

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What cold medications are safe to take while on cardizem?

What cold medications are safe to take while on cardizem?

Decongestants: Be careful of taking decongestants - either nasally or orally- if taking meds to lower your blood pressure. These decongestants can cause your blood pressure to go up or increase. Drinking lots of fluids, hot steam inhalation and using saline nasal sprays are all appropriate. ...Read more

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Can you tell me of a safe drug to take for depression while you are breastfeeding?

Can you tell me of a safe drug to take for depression while you are breastfeeding?

Consult with: a psychiatrist. They will explain the medications an weigh the pros and cons with you of antidepressant medication while breast feeding. The high incidence of maternal depression has led to new research focusing on helping new mothers. (New York Times did a wonderful 2 part article on it recently) ...Read more

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Can you take cold medicine while breast feeding?

Can you take cold medicine while breast feeding?

It depends on what: the medication is. Taking Robitusin of Mussinex should be fine. I would check with your doctor or your babies pediatrician for other medications. ...Read more

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Is there any kind of cold medicine out there ok to take while nursing?

Is there any kind of cold medicine out there ok to take while nursing?

Yes: Elderberry is safe and helps fight the flu as well. Vitamin d boosts the immune system and helps prevent colds. Vitamin c is well tolerated. Colloidal silver as well. There is a chinese herbaceutical called a.I.R. That is also wonderful. Check it out on www.Franzcenter.Com under herbaceuticals. ...Read more

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Is there any kind of medication i can take to stop vomiting?

Is there any kind of medication i can take to stop vomiting?

Yes: There is, however, i think its important to figure out the cause of the vomiting. Treating symptoms alone could miss a serious diagnosis. See a physician for this please. ...Read more

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What headache medicine can you take while pregnant?

What headache medicine can you take while pregnant?

Talk to your OB MD: You need to ask your treating OB MD this question who will be providing care for the duration of the pregnancy. All medications have an impact on the developing fetus good and bad,. ...Read more

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What over-the-counter drugs can you take for a cold when your diabetic?

What over-the-counter drugs can you take for a cold when your diabetic?

Many: You should check the container for summary of ingredients and make certain that it does not contain sugar. Whether you should or should not take a specific otc medication will depend in part on the type and severity of your diabetes and its associated complications. ...Read more

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What are the safest cold and allergy medicines I can use while pregnant?

What are the safest cold and allergy medicines I can use while pregnant?

Most AHs and NS: The 2008 updated guideline on rhinitis noted that studies on over 200000 pregnant women failed to show any congenital defect from antihistamines. Nasal steroids are also safe although budesonide is the only one studied and consider Cat. B for pregnancy. In the 1st trimester, avoid Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or hydroxyzine since this is the period congenistal defect occurs. Avoid oral decongestant as well. ...Read more

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Can i take cold medicine while in on lamactil?

Can i take cold medicine while in on lamactil?

Check to b sure: Talk to either your prescribing provider or your dispensing pharmacist to make sure there aren't dangerous interactions. Make sure you aren't overdosing yourself with Acetaminophen or inuprophen products as well. ...Read more