Posted by: | 2018/05/13


Accidentally took corenza c and am breastfeeding

I drank a glass of berocca that my husband had made for himself and then he told me it also had two Corenza C tablets in it. I am breastfeeding our daughter so am very concerned. How long do I need to wait until I can safely breastfeed her? I’m concerned that two tablets will take very long to get out of my system, and my breast milk.

Expert's Reply


- 2018/05/27

Your question needed to be answered urgently the same day, but has only appeared now. There are a number of ingredients in Corenza C which can pass into your breast milk including aspirin, chlorphenamine and phenylephrine. Corenza C is not permitted for children under 12 years. Ideally to be quite safe it is best to wait 24 hours after taking Corenza C before recommencing breast feeding.

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