Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps

135 Doctors Online
Doctor Image
MD
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 50 years

I will be looking into your question and guiding you through the process. Please write your question below.

Is Levocetrozine safe to take inspite of breast feeding?

Answered by
Dr.
Dr. Richa Agarwal

OBGYN

Practicing since :1999

Answered : 3127 Questions

default
Posted on Fri, 8 Aug 2014 in Pregnancy
Question: hi doctor .. is it ok to take levocetrozine for breastfeeding mother . suffering from severe cold
doctor
Answered by Dr. Richa Agarwal 40 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Hi, you can take it.

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Thanks for writing to us.

Levocetrizine is only acceptable occasionally in very low doses in breast feeding mother.
If you are taking it in higher doses then it may cause drowsiness in your baby and decrease milk supply.

In my opinion if you are having very severe cold then you can take certizine in low doses.
You should drink a lot of water ( XXXXXXX warm).
You can take steam inhalation alone or with karvol plus.
Take vitamin c tablet.

I think I have answered your query if you have further questions I will be happy to help you.

Good luck.
Regards
Dr. Richa
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Ashwin Bhandari
doctor
premium_optimized

The User accepted the expert's answer

Share on
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Medical Topics

Recent questions on  Breastfeeding

doctor1 MD

Doctor: My wife is breastfeeding for 4 month age baby. Today I sex with my wife using a condom but my wife has a doubt about unexpected pregnancy due to leak of sperm. What should I do now? Can she use postino 2 without any side effect of baby. Thanks.

doctor1 MD

Hi doctor, I just took postinor 2 SD for unprotected sex. I am 5 weeks post pregnant and not seeing my periods or spotting, I am also breastfeeding (pumping) every 3-4 hours. Can I breastfeed my baby? Would it affect her in anyway? I took 1 1.5mg tablet, will this atop pregnancy?

doctor1 MD

I am 35 weeks pregnant and being tested from preeclampsia. I am not doing a 24 hour urine test and my urine is dark orange, almost brown. I have been drinking water all day so I don't know what could be causing this. There is no buring when I urinate and no foul odor.

doctor1 MD

Hi! I just married ( 2months)my penis suddenly lose at the time of sex. after consulting with Dr. he advice ti take 1) Polljuven-1 month 2) Nexital-15days & Lique-1 month. Also before sex teb: Pauactor . My Prolactin result 15.7ng/ml & Tetosterone is 4.0 ng/ml . already 20days gone noo much result. Please advice is the treatment ok? Any advice form u. Appreciate your kind advice

doctor1 MD

Hi Doc, My wife is taking "Lactare" to increase milk quantity. Currently the dosage is 3 capsules/day. Wanted to check: a. Any side effects using Lactare b. Can we change the dosage to 1 or 2 capsules when milk quantity is good c. can we use...

doctor1 MD

Sir, My son is 10 months old, his HEMOGLOBIN IS 11.3 (SUGGESTED RANGE 12 TO 16). Our doctor suggested us to toally stop breastfeeding before giving TONOFERON drops. He says it will create poison in my sons body... This seems quite odd when every...

doctor1 MD

Hi Doctor, My last month menstrual cycle started on 31st November and normally it starts a few days ( 3 to 4 days ) earlier each month as compared to the last month. Now, due to a family function I need to be free during the period of 18th XXXXXXX...