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Thread: decongestant while nursing?

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Feb 2006

    Default decongestant while nursing?

    I have a terrible cold and really need a decongestant. I can't seem to find info on what is safe to take while nursing. Help! Thanks!

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jan 2006

    Default Re: decongestant while nursing?

    Not from an approved LLL source but I verified the information in Hale's: AAP Approved Meds for Breastfeeding Mother's - Decongestants

    Sudafed can decrease your milk supply, even after one dose so if you want to take it, keep a close eye on your supply. Here's some info on that: (again, not from an approved LLL source) http://www.kellymom.com/health/meds/...#decongestants

    Perhaps some more natural remedies would work for you?

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