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Breastfeeding and medication

Some medication can affect your breast milk, but it's easy to check. You can ask your doctor or pharmacist.

How do I find out if I can breastfeed on my medication?

You can check the Drug Factsheet from the Breastfeeding Network for the latest advice on all medications, from migraine tablets to what you can take if you have flu or a toothache.

The Drugs in Breastmilk Information Service

You can contact the Drugs in Breastmilk Information Service via Facebook or email druginformation@breastfeedingnetwork.org.uk

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Last updated: 7 May, 2020