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Nursing the baby after taking phentermine - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   do you know anything about phentermine
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   it is a drug
User :   my doctor prescriped it for me on monday. My 26 month was only nursing at nap time and bed time but because of the medicine i stopped nursing. She took nap time okay but is having a hard time with bedtime. Wanted to know if I take the medicine at 730 am could i possible nurse her at 1030 at night before bed
User :   they say the medicine has not been tested on if it can be expressed into breastmilk
Doctor :   yes
User :   yes i can nurse her
Doctor :   Why did the doctor give you?
User :   weight loss
Doctor :   It can be
Doctor :   taken
Doctor :   but try to express the milk after 3 hours of intake
Doctor :   of the tablet
User :   i take it once a day but they say will last 24 hours so was afraid to nurse
User :   she doesn't nurse long I think it is more of a comfort thing
User :   i figured if i took at 730am and feed at 1030 at night that is 15 hours and shouldn't be that strong in my system
Doctor :   It has very negligible effect on nursing
Doctor :   dont worry about it
Doctor :   it is not potentially hazardous
User :   then it is a goDoctor :   yes
User :   thank you so much that should make her much happier
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User :   okay
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User :   have a nice weekend
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