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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 → Asenapine Asendin → Aventyl Hydrochloride Aviane → 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 → Clorazepate Clorfed → Colrex Colrex Compound → Cordarone Cordarone IV → Coumadin CounterAct Day → 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 → Fluvirin Fluvirin Preservative-Free → Fuzeon G G Bid → Genatuss DM Gencold → Goldenseal Golimumab → Guiatuss DAC Guiatuss DM → Gynogen LA 20 H H 9600 SR → Hicon Highland DM → Hycodan Hycomal DH → Hytone Hytrin → Hyzine I I 123-Labeled Human Serum Albumin → Intropaste Intropin → Itraconazole Ivarest → Izba J J-Cof DHC → Juvisync K K-Pek → Kwelcof L L Thyroxine Roche → Levall-12 Levaquin → Liquid PedvaxHIB Liquid Polibar → Lorabid Pulvules Loracarbef → Lyza
M M O S → Mardrops-DX Mardrops-EX → Medi-Tabs Medicone → Methacort 80 Methadex → Migragesic IDA Migralam → 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 Sinus Pain & Pressure Nonbac → NTZ Long Acting Nasal Nu-COPD → Nytol QuickCaps O Obagi → Optiray 160 Optiray 240 → Otimar Otirx → Ozurdex P P Chlor DM → Panritis Forte Pantoprazole → Pediahist DM Drops Pediahist DM Syrup → Peroxin A Peroxin A 10 → Phillips Stool Softener Phillips' Cramp-free → Poly-Tussin EX Syrup Poly-Tussin HD → Pri-Cortin 50 Priceline Paracetamol → Promethazine with Dextromethorphan Promethazine with DM → Pulmari-GP Pulmicort Flexhaler → Pyrroxate Q Q Flex → Qvar R R & C → Relcof PSE Relenza → Rezira Rheumatrex Dose Pack → Robitussin Cold + Flu (Daytime) Robitussin Cold + Flu (Nighttime) → Rubella Vaccine Ruconest → Ryzolt S S-Caine Peel → Senna S Senna-gen → Sinarest Sinus Sine-Aid IB → Somnote Sonahist → Streptomycin Stress Maximum Strength → Suphedrine Suphedrine PE → Systen T T- Koff → Tecnu First Aid Teczem → Theoclear LA-260 Theoclear-80 → Titralac Plus Titralac Plus Liquid → Trecator Trecator-SC → Tridil Trientine → Tusana-D Tusdec-DM → Tycolene Tylenol → Tyzeka U U-Cort → Uro-Jet AC Uro-KP-Neutral → 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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