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#1 of 3 Old 11-04-2006, 12:24 AM - Thread Starter
 
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I was wondering about cold medicines to take while breastfeeding. Does anyone know if Nyquil is safe or not? I know it has alcohol, that's my biggest question. Thanks in advance!
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The alcohol isn't a worry, but decongestants and antihisthamines can seriously reduce milk supply.

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although kellymom.com does say they are safe, if you notice a change in supply stop using it.
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