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I take 0.5 Xanax (alprazolam) daily. I am nursing my son but also supplementing. Dr said wait two hours til I nurse after taking, pharmacists said 4.which one?

I take 0.5 Xanax (alprazolam) daily. I am nursing my son but also supplementing. Dr said wait two hours til I nurse after taking, pharmacists said 4.which one?

Aprazolam: In general, it is suggested to use one of the shorter acting benzodiazepines while nursing, such as lorazepam or oxazepam since they have a shorter half life. Alprazolam is long acting so if you wait 2 or 4 hours, it will still be in your breastmilk. ...Read more

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My doctor gave me etopan for my aches. Is it safe for my 5 months baby nursing if I take it at night while not nursing 9 hours??

My doctor gave me etopan for my aches. Is it safe for my 5 months baby nursing if I take it at night while not nursing 9 hours??

Breast feeding: Etodolac immediate release would likely be clear of your system in 9 hours as it is a three time a day medication. Extended release would not. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take seirogan when nursing?

Not sure: The active ingredient is wood creosote but has 4 active metabolites. I would not take it!! ...Read more

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Do I need to take the pill if I am nursing?

Do I need to take the pill if I am nursing?

No: Do you need to take the pill while nursing? No. Do you need some type of contraception while nursing? Yes, yes, yes. The old belief that nursing prevents pregnancy is very old and very unreliable. So - condoms, or a progesterone-only-pill (pop), also called the mini-pill, are both good choices while nursing. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take airborne while nursing?

Is it safe to take airborne while nursing?

Yes: "the packaging says no because it's not tested, but there are peds out there that would say that based on the actual ingredients--it's fine". I agree with this statement. ...Read more

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Is biotin safe to take while nursing and I so what dosage?

Is biotin safe to take while nursing and I so what dosage?

Yes, 6000 mcg or more: Not only is biotin safe in nursing but it is recommended to take at least 35 mcg/day. For nursing moms whose babies have cradle cap it is recommended that the mother take 6000 mcg/day. Doses of up to 15, 000 mcg (15 mg)/day are used to treat diabetes.There is no known toxic dose of biotin but probably no benefit to taking doses higher than 15 mg/day. See http://www. Med. Nyu. Edu/content? Chunkiid=21571. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take omega 3s while nursing?

Is it safe to take omega 3s while nursing?

Ok in normal amounts: It is probably fine to take Omega-3 fatty acid supplements in normal, typical amounts while nursing. In reality, nobody knows for sure, because there are many different brands of this, with varying purities, different doses, plus varying concentrations. That means a woman is safest if she doesn't take supplements that she does not truly need (some supplements are needed, most are NOT needed). ...Read more

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Can a nursing mom take dulcolax?

Can a nursing mom take dulcolax?

Yes: Dulcolax is a laxative. It works directly in your digestive system and absorption into your blood and then the nursing baby is minimal to none. As an alternative a stool softener may be better is that is the problem. Remember, laxatives should be taken as infrequently as possible to avoid your colon to become dependent on them. ...Read more

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I am nursing and have the flu, what can I take?

I am nursing and have the flu, what can I take?

Tamiflu (oseltamivir) and others: Tamiflu (oseltamivir) is a prescribed medication & helps if started within the first 48hrs of sx. It is considered safe for breast feeding. Most of the other otc meds have little to offer & those containing antihistamines can reduce milk volume.Ibuprofen and acetomenophen are also quite safe for breast feeding. ...Read more

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What allergy medicine can I take while nursing?

What allergy medicine can I take while nursing?

Loritadine/fexofenad: The long acting loritadine (claritin) and fexofenadine (Allegra) are both well tolerated during beast feeding and have minimal effect on milk production. Their molecular nature makes crossover inn BM minimal. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could a nursing mother take an antimalarial?

Please tell me, could a nursing mother take an antimalarial?

Yes: Most antimalarials are secreted in very small amounts in the breast milk. Too small to cause the baby any harm. ...Read more

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What can a nursing mother take for a fever?

What can a nursing mother take for a fever?

Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen: You may take tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen (motrin, advil) for fever or pain while you are nursing.

It is a good idea to ask your doctor to check before taking any medication while breast feeding. ...Read more

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Can I take rephresh pro-b while nursing?

Can I take rephresh pro-b while nursing?

Yes: This supplement should be safe while you are breast-feeding ...Read more

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Is it safe to take l-lyosine while nursing?

Yes: Yes, it is totally safe to take l-lysine while nursing. This is an Amino Acid found in just about every protein-containing food that you eat. ...Read more

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What can I take for a cold while nursing a 4 month old?

What can I take for a cold while nursing a 4 month old?

Plenty of fluid,: Drink plenty of fluid, rest (hard to do with newborn), ColdEeze helps shorten length: see Eyedoc2020.blogspot. Com; vitD3 grape flavored: helps prevent cold. Drink plenty of Chicken soup/bone broth. Rest and Best of health to you! ...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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Can you take the medication Valtrex (valacyclovir) if you are nursing?

Can you take the medication Valtrex (valacyclovir) if you are nursing?

Drug. Com: The dosage of acyclovir in milk after valacyclovir is less than 1% of a typical infant dosage and would not be expected to cause any adverse effects in breastfed infants. No special precautions are required when using valacyclovir during breastfeeding. Drug. Com
Please contact your prescribing physician or pediatrician for further guidance ...Read more

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Is it okay for a nursing mum to take some alcohol. My baby is one month plus?

Is it okay for a nursing mum to take some alcohol. My baby is one month plus?

You choose: Your babies brain is adding new connections most rapidly in the first 2 years. We know from cases of fetal alcohol syndrome that there is a direct toxic effect of the breakdown products of alcohol on babies brain, (formaldehyde is one byproduct), so any alcohol that gets to baby may produce some harm. Some groups have suggested a little is okay, but I've seen far too many ADD kids to say so ...Read more

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How long does it take for pneumonia to get started and become lethal in a nursing home?

How long does it take for pneumonia to get started and become lethal in a nursing home?

Pneumonia: Depends on type (bacterial or viral) & body's immune system & other factors such as medications & cognitive state & mobility, etc. ...Read more

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I stopped nursing about 3 weeks ago. My son is 16 months old. We are planning for number two. How long does it take the body to start ovulating again?

I stopped nursing about 3 weeks ago. My son is 16 months old. We are planning for number two. How long does it take the body to start ovulating again?

Varies: Some women start to ovulate before they stop breastfeeding. Others may take 4-6 weeks after they stop. If you had irregular cycles before your pregnancy your body may return to the same pattern. If you are monitoring and do not have ovulation after the second cycle you should see your doctor and be tested for a prolactin and thyroid level. Good luck with #2! ...Read more

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Can I take microgestin fe while nursing?

Can I take microgestin fe while nursing?

Better not: Safety isn't fully established, depends on different formulations and contents. Hormones are excreted in breast milk in small amounts, and estrogen preparations can reduce milk production, better find an alternative way for contraception till weaning your baby, wish you both wellness ...Read more

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Is it safe to take emergen-c while nursing?

Is it safe to take emergen-c while nursing?

Emergen-C: Yes it's fine but stay away from othe immune boosters like Airborne. They contain too many other vitamins and herbs that are not good for milk/baby. ...Read more

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Can I take biotin with keratin while nursing?

Can I take biotin with keratin while nursing?

Yes: But don't overdo it. Pregnant women need 30 micrograms of biotin each day, so discuss with your doctor dietary changes you can make or supplements you can add to your daily routine to reach that goal.

http://www. Livestrong. Com/article/476781-can-you-take-biotin-while-pregnant/ ...Read more