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"Good morning doctors in d house,I did a stool test and it came out with hookworm(++).I was given surelife mebendazole,to take 6 at once, flagy 2 three times daily and cefirat cefixime USP one daily for 5 days. d issue is am breasting a two month old baby.I was asked to stop breastfeeding for 8 hrs because of d mebendazole.but can resume back after DAT. "

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    A 37 years year old female asked:
    2 years ago
    Good morning doctors in d house,I did a stool test and it came out with hookworm(++).I was given surelife mebendazole,to take 6 at once, flagy 2 three times daily and cefirat cefixime USP one daily for 5 days. d issue is am breasting a two month old baby.I was asked to stop breastfeeding for 8 hrs because of d mebendazole.but can resume back after DAT.
    Dr. ADEBOLA A answered:
    2 years ago
    Hello ma. You can absolutely resume back after that. All the other drugs given i. E cefixime and flagyl are absolutely safe in pregnancy so you have no reason to fear. Cheers
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    A 37 years year old female asked:
    2 years ago
    am breastfeeding not pregnant, I took it around 11 yesterday night. can I breastfeed her this morning( now)
    Dr. ADEBOLA A answered:
    2 years ago
    Sorry about the mixup there ma. I meant to say breastfeeding. Its up to 8hrs since yesternight so you can use it now. Cheers
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