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Can Paracetamol be taken while breastfeeding? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 14-May-2014
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User: XXXXXXX here
User:i have 3 month old baby feeding her my milk
User:i have head ache , i had paracetamol calpol 500mg 1 hr back 1 tab
User:sttill not gone head ache
User:i used to take dart earlier
User:can i take one more paracetamol 500 mg tab one more
Doctor:Paracetamol will not help with headache
Doctor:It is not a pain reliever
User:wat should i take
Doctor:You may take ibuprofen instead
Doctor:200 mg
Doctor:it can be taken 2 - 3 times a day
Doctor:but you can take it as needed
User:dont have ibuprofen tab at home now
User:can i take dart
Doctor:You can buy one
Doctor:No, while breastfeeding you can take either paracetamol or ibuprofen
User:i see ok i will get ibuprofen 200 mg tab
User:i sud get releif from head ache i guess with ibuprofen
Doctor:Do you have any other doubt?
Doctor:Yes it shoudl woork
User:no doctor thank u
Doctor:Thanks for consulting
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