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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 → Acticort 100 Actifed → Aerospan HFA Afeditab CR → Aldex Aldex D → AllePak Aller-Chlor → Altabax Altacaine → Amlodipine Amnesteem → Antispas Antispasmodic → Asacol Asacol HD → Avandamet Avandaryl → Azurette B B & O Supprettes → Bel-Tabs Belcomp-PB → Betaderm Betadine → Bivigam Black And Gold Paraceatmol → Bromophed-DX Bromph DM → Butisol Sodium Butoconazole → Bystolic C C Phen → Carb Pseudo-Tan Carba-XP → Cefoperazone Cefotan → Chemworld Paracetamol Infant Colour Free Cheracol D Cough → Chromium Cr 51 Edetate Ciclesonide → Clonazepam Clonidine → Colic Drops Colicon → Cophene B Cophene No 2 → Cough Syrup DM Cough-X → 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 → Estinyl Estra-C → Excedrin Quick Tab Excedrin Sinus Headache → Ezol F Factive → Fiormor Fiorpap → Flutabs Flutex → 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 Relief Itch-X Lotion → 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 → Methadex Methadone → Migralam Migralex → Monistat Soothing Care Itch Relief Cream Monistat-1 Dual Pack → Mucus Relief Plus Mucus Relief Sinus → 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 Aqua Gel PanOxyl Maximum Strength Foaming Acne Wash → Pediaderm TA PediaHist DM → Peroderm 7 Wash Peroxin A → Philith Phillips Gel → Poly-Tussin DHC Poly-Tussin DM → Prezcobix Prezista → Promethazine VC Promethazine VC Plain → Psoriderm Psorigel → 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 → Sting-Kill Stinging Nettle → Super Dent Topical Anesthetic Gel Superfed → Systen T T- Koff → Technivie Tecnu First Aid → Theochron Theoclear LA-130 → Tioconazole 1 Day Tiotropium → Travatan Z Travel Sickness → Tricodene NN Tricodene Pediatric → Truxazole Truxophyllin → Tusso-DM Tusso-DMR → Tyzeka U U-Cort → Uro Blue Uro-Jet → Uva Ursi V V-COF → Velosef Velosulin BR → Viramune XR Viratan-DM → Vyvanse W Wakespan → Wytensin X X-Hist → Xyzal Y Y-Cof DM → YSP Aspirin Z Z-Clinz 10 → Zocor Zoden DM Drops → ZzzQuil
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