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What Will Happen If I Take 5 Hour Energy While Nursing
Safe to take prenatal multi, b-12, biotin 5mg and omega 3, along with acv, while nursing. Workout daily & need all the energy & support I can get?
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?
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
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
Yes: But don't exceed recommended daily dosage, one caplet /day ...Read more
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
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
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
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
FLU: Flu is viral and self limited. Rx is symptomatic. ...Read more
Yes: Most antimalarials are secreted in very small amounts in the breast milk. Too small to cause the baby any harm. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
Pneumonia: Depends on type (bacterial or viral) & body's immune system & other factors such as medications & cognitive state & mobility, etc. ...Read more
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
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