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Old 02-08-2006, 04:58 AM - Thread Starter
 
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I haven't been around these boards much (okay at all) since DD was born in Sept - just couldn't seem to juggle a toddler and a newborn and an internet life!

But I really need to know - if anyone has this book, could you look up Diamox (ETA: generic name is acetazolamide) for me? And possibly any alternatives to it (don't know how book is laid out). I have had a copy of the book on special order with the bookstore in town FOREVER - my guess is that it will finally come in whenever I am done nursing..... :

Thanks SO MUCH for anyone who can help!
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Old 02-08-2006, 05:36 AM
 
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Check out Half.com for the book - you can get an older edition for less than $2~!
http://people.half.ebay.com/Thomas-W...60947QQmZbooks
You can also buy online access! http://www.ibreastfeeding.com/shop/p...products_id/98

My copy is at work, but Kelly Mom lists it as "approved" as a diuretic for breastfeeding moms:
http://www.kellymom.com/health/meds/...oved-meds.html

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At Dr. Hale's site he says it's ok too.
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I only have the 2002 edition, but it says a lactation risk of L2 (limited studies in bf women), with no specific pediatric concerns.
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