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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 5% in Dextrose 5% Alcohol And Dextrose Injections USP Hypertonic → Alka-Seltzer Plus Sinus Formula Alka-Seltzer Plus-D Multi-Symptom Sinus & Cold Liquid Gels → Alocril Alodox → Americaine Anesthetic Lubricant Americaine Hemorrhoidal → Anexsia Anextuss → Arfomoterol Argesic-SA → Atropine Atropine-Care → Azurette B B & O Supprettes → Beechams Veno's Expectorant Beechams Veno's for Kids Chesty Cough → Berkley and Jensen Acid Reducer Maximum Strength Beta HC → Bisolvon Dry Bisolvon Dry Junior → Bromfenex PE Bromfenex PE Pediatric → BuSpar Buspirone → Bystolic C C Phen → Carb Pseudo-Tan Carba-XP → Cefoperazone Cefotan → Chemworld Colourfree Childrens Paracetamol Junior 1-5 Years Chemworld Paracetamol → Cholestyramine Resin Choline Magnesium Salicylate → Clobex Clodan → Coles Paracetamol Colesevelam → Contac-D Contact Cold and Sore Throat → Cotolone Cotrim → Cystografin-Dilute Cytomel → Cytuss-HC NR D D-Amine-SR → Dec-Chlorphen DM Dec-Chlorphen DM Drops → DentiPatch Denzapine → Despec DM Despec DM Syrup → Dibucaine Dicel → Diphen Diphen AF → Doloral Doloral Sirop → DroTuss-CP Droxia → Durathate 200 Duration → 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 Fiorinal with Codeine III → Flurosyn Flurox → Fyavolv G G Bid → Genaton Chewable Genatuss → Glyxambi GNP Cold Relief Plus → Guiatex PE Guiatex PSE → Gynogen LA 20 H H 9600 SR → Hibiclens Hibiscus → Hybrid CF Hybrisil → Hypaque-76 Hypaque-M → Hyzine I I 123-Labeled Human Serum Albumin → Intermezzo Intron A → Isovue-M-300 Isradipine → Izba J J-Cof DHC → Juvisync K K-Pek → Kronofed-A-Jr Krypton Kr 81m → Kwelcof L L Thyroxine Roche → Levall Levall 5.0 → Liqui-Allergy Liqui-Coat HD → Lomefloxacin Lomocot → Lyza
M M O S → Mardrops-DX Mardrops-EX → Medi-Seltzer Medi-Tabs → Metformin Methacort 40 → Mifepristone Migergot → Mometasone, Inhaled Mometasone, Topical → Mucinex Sinus-Max Pressure & Pain Mucinex Sinus-Max Severe Congestion Relief → Myrac Mysoline → MZM N Nabumetone → Natures Remedy Naturetin → Neutrogena On Spot Acne Treatment Neutrogena T-Scalp → Nolamine Nolvadex → Novothyrox NP 27 → Nytol QuickCaps O Obagi → OptiFlex Complete OptiFlex-C → Oti-Sone Otic Care → Ozurdex P P Chlor DM → Panoxyl Aqua Gel PanOxyl Maximum Strength Foaming Acne Wash → Pediaderm AF Pediaderm HC → Perloxx Permethrin → Phenytek Phenytoin → Poly-Histine Poly-Histine CS → Prevacid OTC Prevacid SoluTab → Prolixin Prolixin Decanoate → Pseudogest-DM Pseudovent → Pyrroxate Q Q Flex → Qvar R R & C → RelCof DN PE RelCof DN PSE → Retisol-A Retre-Gel → Robichem DM Robichem PE → Ru-Hist D Ru-Hist D (old formulation) → Ryzolt S S-Caine Peel → Senna Senna Concentrate → Simuc-GP Simuc-HD → Soma Soma Compound → Steroform Stevia → Sumavel DosePro Summers Eve → Systen T T- Koff → Technetium Tc 99m Tetrofosmin Technetium Tc 99m White Blood Cells → Theo-X Theobid → Ting Tinidazole → Transderm-Scop Tranxene → Tribenzor Tribiotic Plus → Truphylline Trusopt → Tussirex Tussirex Sugar Free → 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 → Ziprasidone Zipsor → ZzzQuil
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