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can i take diahorrea meds when breastfeeding?

(9 Posts)
misdee Tue 12-Apr-05 18:54:42

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ggglimpopo Tue 12-Apr-05 18:55:23

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misdee Tue 12-Apr-05 18:57:14

i dont want to go all the way to the chemist, as i dont think i'd make it . if anyone knows of one i can take then i can see if my mum can pick some up for me.

zebraX Tue 12-Apr-05 18:58:50

What is it, misdee? I may be able to look up.

zebraX Tue 12-Apr-05 18:58:51

What is it, misdee? I may be able to look up.

hunkersneakymunker Tue 12-Apr-05 19:00:38

Breastfeeding Network's Drugline - give them a call and I hope you're feeling better very soon, hun

misdee Tue 12-Apr-05 19:01:33

i dont have any in the house atm. will check the link.

zebraX Tue 12-Apr-05 19:04:51

Looking in Hale, he says this (same names for different things) is ok, approved by AAP for breastfeeding mothers:

Loperamide (Imodium, Novo-Loperamide, Gastro-stop

This Might be ok, but not thoroughly reviewed:
Lomotil, Diphenoxylate, Tropergen

zebraX Tue 12-Apr-05 19:05:54

oops, sorry, that was supposed to be "different names for same thing!"

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