Other Specific Medications
Can you take Advil while breastfeeding?
Short-term use at doses prescribed by a "breastfeeding friendly" doctor is fine.
Can you take Mucinex while breastfeeding?
Mucinex is the trade name for Guaifenesin. This medication helps to loosen mucus. This medication is safe to take while breastfeeding.
Can you take Dayquil while breastfeeding?
Dayquil is considered safe while breastfeeding; it contains Dextromethorphan, which is also found in Tylenol, and NyQuil.
Can you take Sudafed while breastfeeding?
Sudafed is the trade name for pseudoephedrine. It is a decongestant. This medication is safe to take while nursing, but it can reduce milk supply. It has also been reported for irritability in some babies. So, keep an eye on your milk supply and any behavioral differences in your baby.
Can you take Benadryl while breastfeeding?
Benadryl may decrease your flow (let-down) of milk. It is easily passed through the breast milk. Benadryl has been known to cause drowsiness, excitability, and irritability in infants whose mothers take this drug. Newborns are especially sensitive to this drug.