Virus Plus Breastfeeding

Do you know that important immune protective proteins are present in breast milk? Breast milk also contains required vitamins, minerals, saturated and un saturated fats. These things are extremely important for development of healthy brain. If you are taking any medicine for short term or for the chronic reason then that passes in breast milk as well, that is why you should always check the drug with your health care provider. Here at DrLact we try to analyze drugs based on available researches and in this sheet we will present our analysis for Virus Plus.

What is Virus Plus used for?


For the temporary relief of symptoms related to viral infection including fever, fatigue, muscle aches and pain, rash, cold sores, swollen glands, headache and confusion.

Is Virus Plus usage safe while breastfeeding? If a lactating mother is using it can there be any effect on growth or development of infant?

Virus Plus safe for breastfeeding
It was not easy to analyze Virus Plus as it is made by 9 ingredients listed as Influenza a virus, Influenza b virus, Human adenovirus b serotype 7 strain 55142, Human adenovirus e serotype 4 strain cl-68578, Human herpesvirus 1, Human herpesvirus 2, Human herpesvirus 5, Human herpesvirus 4, Hepatitis b virus.What we have done here is, we have analyzed each of 9 ingredients individually one by one. Based on our analysis of all 9 active ingredients we have concluded that Virus Plus is safe in breastfeeding. Below in same page we have listed the summery of all 9 ingredients and you may go through it for better understanding of Virus Plus in breastfeeding.

Note: Due to high dilution of active ingredients in homeopathic medicines most homeopathic medicines are safe while breastfeeding.


Virus Plus Breastfeeding Analsys


Influenza a virus while Breastfeeding

Safe

Vaccines are usually compatible with breastfeeding either if they are formed by live, attenuated, inactivated, death strains or microorganism toxoid. Except for rubella vaccine, they are not excreted into breast milk and do not cause harm to the infant. Yellow fever vaccine has a higher risk for harm effect on infants younger than 6 months old (Consult information on a particular vaccine at our web). Breastfeeding may enhance antibody response to vaccines. Early postpartum period is appropriate to get mothers vaccinated against measles, rubella and mumps in case they were not immunized. Breastfeeding mothers should be protected by providing recommended vaccination for adults.

Influenza b virus while Breastfeeding

Safe

Vaccines are usually compatible with breastfeeding either if they are formed by live, attenuated, inactivated, death strains or microorganism toxoid. Except for rubella vaccine, they are not excreted into breast milk and do not cause harm to the infant. Yellow fever vaccine has a higher risk for harm effect on infants younger than 6 months old (Consult information on a particular vaccine at our web). Breastfeeding may enhance antibody response to vaccines. Early postpartum period is appropriate to get mothers vaccinated against measles, rubella and mumps in case they were not immunized. Breastfeeding mothers should be protected by providing recommended vaccination for adults.

Human adenovirus b serotype 7 strain 55142 while Breastfeeding

Safe

Vaccines are usually compatible with breastfeeding either if they are formed by live, attenuated, inactivated, death strains or microorganism toxoid. Except for rubella vaccine, they are not excreted into breast milk and do not cause harm to the infant. Yellow fever vaccine has a higher risk for harm effect on infants younger than 6 months old (Consult information on a particular vaccine at our web). Breastfeeding may enhance antibody response to vaccines. Early postpartum period is appropriate to get mothers vaccinated against measles, rubella and mumps in case they were not immunized. Breastfeeding mothers should be protected by providing recommended vaccination for adults.

Human adenovirus e serotype 4 strain cl-68578 while Breastfeeding

Safe

Vaccines are usually compatible with breastfeeding either if they are formed by live, attenuated, inactivated, death strains or microorganism toxoid. Except for rubella vaccine, they are not excreted into breast milk and do not cause harm to the infant. Yellow fever vaccine has a higher risk for harm effect on infants younger than 6 months old (Consult information on a particular vaccine at our web). Breastfeeding may enhance antibody response to vaccines. Early postpartum period is appropriate to get mothers vaccinated against measles, rubella and mumps in case they were not immunized. Breastfeeding mothers should be protected by providing recommended vaccination for adults.

Human herpesvirus 1 while Breastfeeding

Safe

Vaccines are usually compatible with breastfeeding either if they are formed by live, attenuated, inactivated, death strains or microorganism toxoid. Except for rubella vaccine, they are not excreted into breast milk and do not cause harm to the infant. Yellow fever vaccine has a higher risk for harm effect on infants younger than 6 months old (Consult information on a particular vaccine at our web). Breastfeeding may enhance antibody response to vaccines. Early postpartum period is appropriate to get mothers vaccinated against measles, rubella and mumps in case they were not immunized. Breastfeeding mothers should be protected by providing recommended vaccination for adults.

Human herpesvirus 2 while Breastfeeding

Safe

Vaccines are usually compatible with breastfeeding either if they are formed by live, attenuated, inactivated, death strains or microorganism toxoid. Except for rubella vaccine, they are not excreted into breast milk and do not cause harm to the infant. Yellow fever vaccine has a higher risk for harm effect on infants younger than 6 months old (Consult information on a particular vaccine at our web). Breastfeeding may enhance antibody response to vaccines. Early postpartum period is appropriate to get mothers vaccinated against measles, rubella and mumps in case they were not immunized. Breastfeeding mothers should be protected by providing recommended vaccination for adults.

Human herpesvirus 5 while Breastfeeding

Safe

Vaccines are usually compatible with breastfeeding either if they are formed by live, attenuated, inactivated, death strains or microorganism toxoid. Except for rubella vaccine, they are not excreted into breast milk and do not cause harm to the infant. Yellow fever vaccine has a higher risk for harm effect on infants younger than 6 months old (Consult information on a particular vaccine at our web). Breastfeeding may enhance antibody response to vaccines. Early postpartum period is appropriate to get mothers vaccinated against measles, rubella and mumps in case they were not immunized. Breastfeeding mothers should be protected by providing recommended vaccination for adults.

Human herpesvirus 4 while Breastfeeding

Safe

Vaccines are usually compatible with breastfeeding either if they are formed by live, attenuated, inactivated, death strains or microorganism toxoid. Except for rubella vaccine, they are not excreted into breast milk and do not cause harm to the infant. Yellow fever vaccine has a higher risk for harm effect on infants younger than 6 months old (Consult information on a particular vaccine at our web). Breastfeeding may enhance antibody response to vaccines. Early postpartum period is appropriate to get mothers vaccinated against measles, rubella and mumps in case they were not immunized. Breastfeeding mothers should be protected by providing recommended vaccination for adults.

Hepatitis b virus while Breastfeeding

Safe

Vaccines are usually compatible with breastfeeding either if they are formed by live, attenuated, inactivated, death strains or microorganism toxoid. Except for rubella vaccine, they are not excreted into breast milk and do not cause harm to the infant. Yellow fever vaccine has a higher risk for harm effect on infants younger than 6 months old (Consult information on a particular vaccine at our web). Breastfeeding may enhance antibody response to vaccines. Early postpartum period is appropriate to get mothers vaccinated against measles, rubella and mumps in case they were not immunized. Breastfeeding mothers should be protected by providing recommended vaccination for adults.



I already used Virus Plus and meanwhile I breastfed my baby should I be concerned?

Homeopathic medicines usually do not cause harmful effects on breastfed babies. Virus Plus is a homeopathic medicine and if your baby does not have any abnormal symptoms then there is nothing to worry about. Some homeopathic medicines contain alcohol (ethanol) and such homeopathic medicines in high dosage can have bad effect on development of baby.


I am nursing mother and my doctor has suggested me to use Virus Plus, is it safe?

Homeopathic medicines are usually safe in breastfeeding and if Virus Plus has been recommended by doctor then there should be no doubt about its usage in breastfeeding.


If I am using Virus Plus, will my baby need extra monitoring?

Not really.


Who can I talk to if I have questions about usage of Virus Plus in breastfeeding?

US
National Womens Health and Breastfeeding Helpline: 800-994-9662 (TDD 888-220-5446) 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday

UK
National Breastfeeding Helpline: 0300-100-0212 9.30am to 9.30pm, daily
Association of Breastfeeding Mothers: 0300-330-5453
La Leche League: 0345-120-2918
The Breastfeeding Network supporter line in Bengali and Sylheti: 0300-456-2421
National Childbirth Trust (NCT): 0300-330-0700

Australia
National Breastfeeding Helpline: 1800-686-268 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Canada
Telehealth Ontario for breastfeeding: 1-866-797-0000 24 hours a day, 7 days a week