which OTC med to use during breastfeeding

Women often ask which OTC med to use during breastfeeding.

Analgesics. Recommend acetaminophen or ibuprofen...they have the most safety data.

Try to avoid aspirin or salicylates due to the potential risk of Reye's syndrome.

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