Breastfeeding and OTC medications??

imagenimagen Registered Users Posts: 343
I have a horrible head cold (UUGGHH!!) and I don't know what I can take and what I should avoid. I've tried homeopathic remedies and nothing is cutting through this sucker! Any suggestions?

Thanks! :sad4:
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  • KaiaKaia Registered Users Posts: 8,815 Curl Connoisseur
    Here's info from kellymom.com http://www.kellymom.com/health/meds/cold-remedy.html


    Looks like tylenol, advil, sudafed, and most forms of robitussin are ok to take.
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  • CynaminbearCynaminbear Registered Users Posts: 4,476 Curl Connoisseur
    You can also call LLL.
    Hope you feel better soon. If there's a silver lining, at least with all your antibodies the baby most likely won't catch the cold. [at least that was my experience]
    There's no such thing as global warming. Chuck Norris was cold so he turned up the sun.
  • imagenimagen Registered Users Posts: 343
    Thanks guys! :wink:
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  • inheritedcurlsinheritedcurls Registered Users Posts: 2,954 Curl Connoisseur
    I think the rule I followed was anything you can take while pregnant...you could take breastfeeding.

    Sorry your feeling crummy!!!
  • geminigemini Registered Users Posts: 3,325
    I usually took Tylenol cold medicine. It comes in liquid or pill form.
  • itsjustmeghanitsjustmeghan Registered Users Posts: 652
    just be sure to drink a TON of fluids if you have to take the decongestants. (tylenol cold/sudephed) they might make your supply dip a little because they're drying.
    i know that miserable cold feeling. rest up and get better soon!
    3A Once again on the quest for BSL healthy curly hair....

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