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What Medication Can Be Taken For A Cold While Breast Feeding My New Born Infant?

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Posted on Fri, 21 Jan 2022
Question: hi I have a 4 month old baby and I m breast feeding her, unfortunately I got cold which med can I have during breastfeeding for cold?
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Answered by Dr. Deepti Verma (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
Levocetirizine

Detailed Answer:

Hi,

You can take levocetirizine 5 mg tablet twice a day for cold.
You can take steam inhalation and apply Vick's vaporub for relief.

Hope you found the answer helpful.
Regards
Dr Deepti Verma
OBGYN
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Remy Koshy
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Follow up: Dr. Deepti Verma (2 hours later)
thank you doctor, I have detached in many places but got cetrizine 10 mg only... please tell me if I can have this ? I have attacked the picture or med too
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Answered by Dr. Deepti Verma (6 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Yes

Detailed Answer:
Hi dear,
Yes, you can take this tablet, but only once a day.
Regards
Dr Deepti Verma
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Prasad
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Follow up: Dr. Deepti Verma (15 hours later)
GM Dr, along with cold I also have severe cough. sore throat, not dry cough. can u help
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Answered by Dr. Deepti Verma (22 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Azithromycin

Detailed Answer:
Hi dear, You can take Azithromycin 500 mg once daily for 3 days.
Steam inhalation will also help.
Regards
Dr Deepti Verma
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Remy Koshy
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What Medication Can Be Taken For A Cold While Breast Feeding My New Born Infant?

Brief Answer: Levocetirizine Detailed Answer: Hi, You can take levocetirizine 5 mg tablet twice a day for cold. You can take steam inhalation and apply Vick's vaporub for relief. Hope you found the answer helpful. Regards Dr Deepti Verma OBGYN