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Suggest treatment for cold and cough while breastfeeding

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Posted on Mon, 21 Jul 2014
Question: I have a one month old baby and am breastfeeding her exclusively. I have been having some cold and cough and wanted to enquire which medicines can I take safely without harming my baby.
Can I take some cough syrup safely?
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Answered by Dr. Som Biswas (26 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Hi

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Thank you for your query. I can understand your concerns.

You can take paracetamol, cetrizine and grilinctus cough syrup for the cough and cold.

This will not harm your baby.

Try to avoid antibiotics.




Feel free to consult me directly
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Regards

Dr. Som Biswas M.D. XXXXXXX

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Follow up: Dr. Som Biswas (22 minutes later)
Thank you for your quick reply. Any other alternative cough syrup in case I do not get that brand here?
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Answered by Dr. Som Biswas (2 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Yes

Detailed Answer:
Dear XXXX
There is an ayurvedic brand called haldicuff. Its also very good and safe.
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Thank you again!
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Answered by Dr. Som Biswas (0 minute later)
Brief Answer:
You are most welcome.

Detailed Answer:
You are most welcome.

Regards

Dr. Som M.D.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Suggest treatment for cold and cough while breastfeeding

Brief Answer: Hi Detailed Answer: Hi, Thank you for your query. I can understand your concerns. You can take paracetamol, cetrizine and grilinctus cough syrup for the cough and cold. This will not harm your baby. Try to avoid antibiotics. Feel free to consult me directly http://bit.ly/drsombiswas Regards Dr. Som Biswas M.D. XXXXXXX