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Breastfeeding + Piriton .... can I?

(7 Posts)
Millie1 Wed 09-Jul-08 17:48:13

Have a really bad itch for a week now - no rash but maybe occasional tiny pimple-like spots. Can i take Piriton ... am b'feeding 7 week olds.

Tia

Caz10 Wed 09-Jul-08 17:54:32

there is a BFN drugs sheet i will find for you...

also i would post on the breast/bottle feeding forum!

Caz10 Wed 09-Jul-08 17:55:21

here smile

VictorianSqualor Wed 09-Jul-08 17:56:46

Look here

VictorianSqualor Wed 09-Jul-08 17:57:28

Ah, I see Caz has linked it already.
BfN best place for drugs questions.

LittleMissBliss Wed 09-Jul-08 17:58:44

Yes you can i got a really bad rash after ds was born around the same age as your dc. I was prescribed it. but stopped taking it after one night because i was too drowsy to do night feeds and felt like a zombie in the day. Thats just how i reacted to them though. The dr gave me cream instead in the end.

Millie1 Wed 09-Jul-08 20:54:44

Thanks for the responses and the links. Doesn't sound ideal but I might chance it and see if it calms my itchiness overnight. It was offered in hospital when I had DS2 and had a reaction to morphine which made me very itchy ... seems like a habit grin

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