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 CC Chesty Cough Actifed Cold & Sinus → Afrin 4 Hour Extra Moisturizing Afrin All Night NoDrip → Aldex GS DM Aldex-CT → Aller-G-Time AllerClear D-24 Hour → Altafrin Altarussin → Amoxicillin and Clavulanic Acid Amoxicot → Anu-Med Anucort-HC → Ascriptin Maximum Strength Asenapine → Avelox I.V. Aventyl Hydrochloride → 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 Ocumeter Decadron Phosphate, Injectable → Dep Medalone 80 Depacon → Desquam-X 5 Desquam-X Wash → Dicyclomine Didanosine → Diphenydramine Quick Melt Diphenyl → Donatussin DM Suspension Donatussin DM Syrup → Duexis Dulcogen → Duravent PE Duraxin → Dytuss E E S P → Elleste Solo Ellura → Entre-Cough Entre-S → Estra-V 40 Estrace → Excof Excof-SF → Ezol F Factive → Fiormor Fiorpap → FluTuss HC Fluvastatin → Fuzeon G G Bid → Genatuss DM Gencold → Gold Sodium Thiomalate Goldenseal → Guiatuss Clear Guiatuss DAC → 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 → Kurvelo Kwelcof → 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 Sinus Pain & Pressure Nonbac → NTZ Long Acting Nasal Nu-COPD → 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 → Sinarest Sinarest Extra Strength → Sominex Sominex Maximum Strength Caplet → Stiolto Respimat Stomach Relief → Suphedrin Suphedrin Plus → Systen T T- Koff → Tecnu First Aid Teczem → Theoclear LA-130 Theoclear LA-260 → Tiotropium Tipranavir → Travel-Ease Travel-Eze → Tricodene Sugar Free Tricof → Tuberculin Tuberculin Tine Test → Tusso-XR Tusso-ZMR → Tyzeka U U-Cort → Uro-Jet Uro-Jet AC → Uva Ursi V V-COF → Veltin Venbid TR → Viramune XR Viratan-DM → 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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