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Thread: What over-the-counter sinus/cold meds are safe to take while BF?

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    Default What over-the-counter sinus/cold meds are safe to take while BF?

    I am very very stopped up! I have a very bad cold and I am needing relief! The only thing I have is Theraflu Cold. Is that safe to take?
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    Default Re: What over-the-counter sinus/cold meds are safe to take while BF?

    plan sudefade...(not the PE) you have to get it from the phramicist (sp?).. you can also check on kellymom.com
    Married mama with 4 kiddos...2 girls (11 & 6) and 2 boys (21mo & 3mo)

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    Default Re: What over-the-counter sinus/cold meds are safe to take while BF?

    most decongestants can work against supply....there are a bunch of herbal remedies on kellymom. i usually drink fenugreek tea. hth
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    Default Re: What over-the-counter sinus/cold meds are safe to take while BF?

    Check out this page on kellymom.
    Last edited by @llli*monika.h; February 2nd, 2009 at 07:28 PM.
    Canadian mom and breastmilk fan.
    We have 2 beautiful children: Luana who's 9 y/o, had breastmilk for 2 years and is smart as a whip. Lucas who came out kickin', is 4 y/o and continues to enjoy his milkies.

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