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Medicine use while Breastfeeding

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Many mothers need to take medicines during their pregnancy and almost all medicines pass into breast milk in small quantities. Most are generally considered safe for a mother to take but some medicines that must be avoided include lithium, cytotoxic agents, retinoids and radio-pharmaceuticals. Search or browse the list below for guidelines on taking individual medicines while breastfeeding.

Please Note: Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice in relation to drug use while pregnant or breastfeeding.

Medicine use during Breastfeeding A-Z Index

A A + D Cracked Skin Relief → Actifed Allergy Day / Night Actifed CC Chesty Cough → Afluria Afrin → Aldex G Aldex GS → Aller-Dryl Aller-Ease → Altafed Altafluor → Amoxapine Amoxicillin → Antrizine Antrocol → Ascarel Ascomp with Codeine → Avapro Avastin → Azurette B B & O Supprettes → Bel-Tabs Belcomp-PB → Betaderm Betadine → Bivigam Black And Gold Paraceatmol → Bromophed-DX Bromph DM → Butorphanol Butrans → Bystolic C C Phen → Carb Pseudo-Tan Carba-XP → Cefoperazone Cefotan → Chemworld Paracetamol Infant Colour Free Cheracol D Cough → Ciclopirox Cidaflex → Clopine Clorazepate → Colocort Colrex → Coraz Cordarone → Coughtuss Coumadin → Cytuss-HC NR D D-Amine-SR → Decadron Decadron Ocumeter → Dep Gynogen Dep Medalone 80 → Desquam-X 10 Desquam-X 5 → Dicyclocot Dicyclomine → Diphentann-D Diphenydramine Quick Melt → Donatussin DM Drops Donatussin DM Suspension → Duetact Duexis → Duravent DPB Duravent PE → Dytuss E E S P → Elleste Solo Ellura → Entre-Cough Entre-S → Estra-V 40 Estrace → Excof Excof-SF → Ezol F Factive → Fiormor Fiorpap → Fluticasone, Inhaled Fluticasone, Topical → Fuzeon G G Bid → Genatuss Genatuss DM → Goat's Rue Gold Cross Paracetamol → Guiatuss AC Guiatuss CF → Gynogen LA 20 H H 9600 SR → Hicon Highland DM → Hycodan Hycofenix → HyTan Hytone → Hyzine I I 123-Labeled Human Serum Albumin → Intropaste Intropin → Itch-X Lotion Itraconazole → Izba J J-Cof DHC → Juvisync K K-Pek → Kuric Kurvelo → Kwelcof L L Thyroxine Roche → Levall G Levall-12 → Liquid Barosperse Liquid E-Z Paque → Loqua Lorabid → Lyza
M M O S → Mardrops-DX Mardrops-EX → Medi-Tabs Medicone → Methacort 80 Methadex → Migragesic IDA Migralam → Monistat 7-Day Combination Pack Monistat Soothing Care Itch Relief Cream → Mucus Relief PE Mucus Relief Plus → MZM N Nabumetone → Naturetin Naturetin-10 → Neutrogena T / Gel Neutrogena T / Gel Extra Strength → Non-Pseudo Cold Relief Non-Pseudo Sinus Pain & Pressure → NTA NTZ Long Acting Nasal → Nytol QuickCaps O Obagi → Optiray 160 Optiray 240 → OtiLam Otimar → Ozurdex P P Chlor DM → PanOxyl Maximum Strength Foaming Acne Wash Panritis Forte → PediaHist DM Pediahist DM Drops → Peroderm 7 Wash Peroxin A → Phillips Gel Phillips Stool Softener → Poly-Tussin DM Poly-Tussin EX Syrup → Prezista Pri-Cortin 50 → Promethazine VC w / Codeine Promethazine VC with Codeine → Psyllium Pulmari → Pyrroxate Q Q Flex → Qvar R R & C → Relcof PSE Relenza → Rezira Rheumatrex Dose Pack → Robitussin Children's Cough Long-Acting Robitussin Cold + Flu (Daytime) → Ru-Tuss with Hydrocodone Ru-Vert-M → Ryzolt S S-Caine Peel → Senna Plus Senna S → Sinapils Sinarest → Somavert Sominex → Stinging Nettle Stiolto Respimat → Superfed Suphedrin → Systen T T- Koff → Tecnu First Aid Teczem → Theoclear LA-130 Theoclear LA-260 → Tiotropium Tipranavir → Travel Sickness Travel-Ease → Tricodene SF Tricodene Sugar Free → Trycet Tuberculin → Tusso-HC Tusso-XR → Tyzeka U U-Cort → Uro-Jet Uro-Jet AC → Uva Ursi V V-COF → Veltin Venbid TR → Viravan-P Viravan-PDM → Vyvanse W Wakespan → Wytensin X X-Hist → Xyzal Y Y-Cof DM → YSP Aspirin Z Z-Clinz 10 → Zoden DM Drops ZoDerm → ZzzQuil
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