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Buscopan whilst breast feeding? Conflicting advice...

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GimmeDaBoobehz Thu 01-May-14 19:30:36

Hi sorry to be bothersome.

I have been prescribed buscopan for IBS symptoms.

The community doctor said that in her book it says that it's OK as only small amounts go into breastmilk.

However, on the leaflet it says not to take whilst breastfeeding.

Will this affect 1 year old DD?

Thank you. smile

NormHonal Thu 01-May-14 19:32:29

I took it when breastfeeding, was told it was fine.

GimmeDaBoobehz Thu 01-May-14 20:02:03

Was that recently normal?

I hope it's OK as this IBS is bloody sore.

Plus I only breastfeed a few times a day, so it isn't constant.

PrincessTheresaofLiechtenstein Thu 01-May-14 20:10:24

Have a look here

leedy Thu 01-May-14 21:39:24

I also took it while breastfeeding, GP is very BF-friendly and looked it up for me. There's some suggestion it could impact supply but it had no effect on mine.

Most patient information leaflets say you can't take the drug in question when BF unless it's something like paracetamol.

leedy Thu 01-May-14 21:39:59

And agree, if you're concerned check with the BFN.

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