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OK, breastfeeding and bronchitis. Have just been prescribed azithromycin and when I read the packet it said...

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broguemum Mon 20-Oct-08 18:37:24

...not to be prescribed to pregnant or breastfeeding women. I am so p*ssed off. I told my GP I was breastfeeding - he even said that he'd have to make sure that the cough syrup he prescribed didn't have codeine in as it would send the baby to sleep!!!! Aaargh!!!

So what would you do? Assume that doctor is right and take the antibiotic or wait until tomorrow and phone him up? DS is nearly 11 months old BTW and a hefty 12 kilos if that makes a difference.

tiktok Mon 20-Oct-08 19:23:14

toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/cgi-bin/sis/search/f?./temp/~91pwHc:1 check for yourself here

broguemum Mon 20-Oct-08 19:29:29

Thanks Tiktok. I was just wading through all the Google results and getting v. confused. Thanks for this. Much appreciated.

<silent apology sent to GP>

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