What medications are allowed

21/02/2015 21:18

Extra tip: What medications are allowed during lactation?

Cough, runny nose, sore throat: Diseases can also make breastfeeding. What medications they may take? In what medicines they should give up?


"To bring low fever paracetamol and ibuprofen are," says Dr. med. Corinna Weber Schöndorfer from counseling center for embryonic at the Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin ( www.embryotox.de *). Necessary for colds and short walk decongestant nose drops. Respect for herbal medications! Sage about milk is considered to be reducing. "There is often no experience with herbal remedies," said Weber Schöndorfer. So you should always ask your doctor or pharmacist before any medication.

Infectious diseases

"Many drugs have been well studied. Penicillins and cephalosporins are the antibiotics of choice groups during lactation, "says the expert. Mothers should stop breastfeeding does not always, if you need an antibiotic. "Sometimes the baby during treatment has a slightly softer chair," said the doctor.

Chronic diseases

"For most chronically ill patients to find an appropriate drug that can also be used during breast-feeding," says Weber Schöndorfer. "In rare cases, such as combination of certain psychotropic drugs, mothers should stop breastfeeding but." The expert recommends that possible to take drugs that are already on the market longer, because it so give more experience.