Can you take acetaminophen when breastfeeding?

Answer My sister was recently pregnant, and our family doctor told her that acetaminophen is the only safe over the counter drug she could take. No advil, no alive... nothing except Tylenol.

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Can you take diphenhydramine when breastfeeding?

According to safefetus dot com, (which uses Dr. Hale's guidelines for breastfeeding safety), it is not advised for breastfeeding because it is excreted into the milk and newborns are highly sensiti... Read More »

Breastfeeding moms....Why do you take it SO PERSONALLY when a mom decides to formula feed?

I have felt the same way sooo many times on this site! All I can say is "amen, sister!"I just think in general people could be kinder when answering parenting questions. Parenting is hard enough ... Read More »

Can a pregnant women take acetaminophen with codeine?

As a general rule, no; however, this should be discussed with the pregnant patients treating MD and OB/GYN for the best course of treatment and risk/benefit analysys.

Can I take 600 mg Ibuprofen, 500 mg acetaminophen, 500 mg aspirin, and 130 mg caffeine at the same time?

You can, but that's a lot of irritation for your stomach, so don't be surprised if you end up with a stomach ache.If you're in enough pain that you need to take all of these at once to relieve it, ... Read More »