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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 → Actamin Actedril → aeroHist Aerohist Plus → Alcohol And Dextrose Injections USP Hypertonic Alconefrin-12 → Alka-Seltzer Plus-D Multi-Symptom Sinus & Cold Liquid Gels Alka-Seltzer PM → Alodox Aloe → Americaine Hemorrhoidal Americaine Otic → Anextuss Angeliq → ARI Gallium (Ga-67) Citrate ARI Sodium Iodide (I123) 1-12 MBq → Atrosept Atrosulf-1 → Azurette B B & O Supprettes → Beechams Veno's for Kids Chesty Cough BeeGentle → Beta HC Beta-Carotene → Bisolvon Dry Junior Bisoprolol → Bromfenex PE Pediatric Bromhist Pediatric → Buspirone Busulfan → Bystolic C C Phen → Carb Pseudo-Tan Carba-XP → Cefoperazone Cefotan → Chemworld Paracetamol Chemworld Paracetamol Infant Colour Free → Choline Magnesium Salicylate Cholografin Meglumine → Clofazimine Clofera → Colestid Colestid Flavored → Contraceptives, Oral, Combined Contrave → Cotrim DS Cotrim Pediatric → Cytotec Cytoxan → Cytuss-HC NR D D-Amine-SR → Dec-Chlorphen DM Dec-Chlorphen DM Drops → DentiPatch Denzapine → Despec-PD Despec-SF → Diclofenac Dicloxacillin → Diphenhist Topical Diphenhydramine → Domperidone Donatuss DC → Drysec Dryvax → Duratuss DM Duratuss DM 12 → Dytuss E E S P → Elixsure Fever / Pain Elleste Solo → Entex T Entocort EC → Esopho-Cat Esophotrast → Excedrin Menstrual Complete Excedrin Migraine → Ezol F Factive → Fiorinal with Codeine III Fiormor → Flurox Flushield → Fyavolv G G Bid → Genaton Chewable Genatuss → Glyxambi GNP Cold Relief Plus → Guiatex PE Guiatex PSE → Gynogen LA 20 H H 9600 SR → Hibiscus Hibistat → Hycet Hyco-DH → HyperRHO S / D Full Dose HyperRHO S / D Mini-Dose → Hyzine I I 123-Labeled Human Serum Albumin → Intron A Intropaste → Isradipine Istalol → Izba J J-Cof DHC → Juvisync K K-Pek → Krypton Kr 81m KS Aller-Tec D-12 → Kwelcof L L Thyroxine Roche → Levall Levall 5.0 → Liqui-Coat HD Liqui-Histine-D → Lomocot Lomotil → Lyza
M M O S → Mardrops-DX Mardrops-EX → Medi-Seltzer Medi-Tabs → Methacort 40 Methacort 80 → Miglitol Migquin → Monafed DM Mondoxyne NL → Muco-Fen 800 Muco-Fen 800 DM → Mytussin AC Mytussin DAC → MZM N Nabumetone → Natures Remedy Naturetin → Neutrogena On Spot Acne Treatment Neutrogena T-Scalp → Nolvadex Nolvadex D → NP 27 NP Thyroid → Nytol QuickCaps O Obagi → OptiFlex-C Optiflex-G → Otic Edge Otic Tridesilon → Ozurdex P P Chlor DM → Panoxyl Aqua Gel PanOxyl Maximum Strength Foaming Acne Wash → Pediaderm AF Pediaderm HC → Perloxx Permethrin → Phenytoin Phenytoin Sodium → Poly-Histine CS Poly-Histine-D → Prevacid SoluTab Prevalite → Prolixin Decanoate Prolixin Enanthate → Pseudovent Pseudovent 400 → Pyrroxate Q Q Flex → Qvar R R & C → RelCof DN PE RelCof DN PSE → Revia Revonto → Robinul Robinul Forte → Ru-Tuss Ru-Tuss 800 DM → Ryzolt S S-Caine Peel → Senna Concentrate Senna Lax → Simvastatin Sina-12X → Soma Compound with Codeine Somatrem → Stieva-A Stieva-A Forte → Sumycin Sumycin 250 → Systen T T- Koff → Technetium Tc 99m Tetrofosmin Technetium Tc 99m White Blood Cells → Theo-X Theobid → Ting Tinidazole → Tranxene Tranxene SD → Tribiotic Plus Trichlormethiazide → Trusopt Truvada → Tussirex Sugar Free Tussive HC → Tyzeka U U-Cort → Url-Tannate Pediatric Uro Blue → Uva Ursi V V-COF → Velivet Velosef → Viracept Viractin → Vyvanse W Wakespan → Wytensin X X-Hist → Xyzal Y Y-Cof DM → YSP Aspirin Z Z-Clinz 10 → Zipsor Zithromax → ZzzQuil
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