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Kemadrin and Breastfeeding

Because no studies have been done on Kemadrin (procyclidine hydrochloride) and breastfeeding, it is not known if this medication passes through breast milk. Therefore, many healthcare providers will not recommend Kemadrin to women who are breastfeeding. If you are taking Kemadrin and breastfeeding or planning to breastfeed, talk to your healthcare provider about any potential risks.

Kemadrin and Breastfeeding: An Overview

It is not known if Kemadrin® (procyclidine hydrochloride) is safe for use during breastfeeding, as it is not known if it passes through breast milk in humans. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider before taking Kemadrin if you are breastfeeding or plan to start breastfeeding.

Can I Take Kemadrin While Breastfeeding?

No studies have been done to see if Kemadrin passes through breast milk. Because Kemadrin can cause severe side effects (such as an intestinal blockage), many healthcare providers are not comfortable recommending this medication for women who are breastfeeding. If it is essential that you take Kemadrin, your healthcare provider may recommend that you stop breastfeeding.

Talking With Your Healthcare Provider About Kemadrin and Breastfeeding

You should talk with your healthcare provider about Kemadrin and breastfeeding. Each woman's situation is different, and you and your healthcare provider understand your situation best. After considering what you want and expect, as well as your current health situation, the two of you can make a shared decision about Kemadrin and breastfeeding that is right for you.
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