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Suggest cold and blocked nose medication while breastfeeding

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Dr. Manisha Jain

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Posted on Mon, 27 Mar 2017 in Pregnancy
Question: Hi doctor
could you please suggest tablet for cold and nose block for my wife....24 years old...currently breastfeeding to our 5 months baby...
thanks
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Answered by Dr. Manisha Jain 53 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Precautions advised

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear thanks for trusting health care magic
Tell her following precautions-
Take cetrizine tablet twice a day for 3 days and see the response
Take steam inhalation to have relief from blocked nose.
Cetrizine is safe for both mother and baby
Avoid cold beverages and wear proper weather appropriate clothes
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Dr Manisha Jain
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