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Can I take lemsip/beechams while breastfeeding?

(8 Posts)
chequersandchess Wed 15-Oct-08 09:31:24

Have a stinking cold.

mrsmortenharket Wed 15-Oct-08 09:33:00

i don't know sweetheart,sorry. could you ring your local pharmacy / p in supermarket?

CharCharBaGOOOOOOORE Wed 15-Oct-08 09:36:26

According to bfn you can take ordinary lemsip because it's paracetamol, but not beechams as it has aspirin in. Link here

CharCharBaGOOOOOOORE Wed 15-Oct-08 09:36:47

Hope you feel better soon btw.

chequersandchess Wed 15-Oct-08 09:37:18

Excellent, thanks charchar. Could you get me some please? grin

CharCharBaGOOOOOOORE Wed 15-Oct-08 09:40:57

grin Would if I could, at least to give the poor house a break from DD's wrecking ball habits! smile

mummymarz Wed 15-Oct-08 12:48:03

If you want to be absolutely safe, you can use fresh ginger and lemon (cut in pieces), boil in some water for a couple of minutes and drink extract with some honey. Take with some parecetemol, worked like a charm for me when i was pregnant, and now while BFing. Hope you feel better soon!

chequersandchess Wed 15-Oct-08 14:06:46

Thanks mummmarz, just going to take paracetomol and try that.

If I have to give DD the calpol I have some EBM in the freezer she can have.

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