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A 29-year-old female asked:

How many days after i stop taking 12.5mg of anafranil (clomipramine) can i safely breastfeed?my baby is 1mo old is it too late to start breastfeeding?

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Dr. Amy Halanski
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Safely: As long as you take anafranil (clomipramine), (clomipramine) it will be expressed in your breastmilk. There have only been a few studies of breastfeeding mothers on Anafranil (clomipramine) and their infants. In one of the studies, the babies were followed for 2 years and no untoward effects on growth or development were detected. The babies' blood was tested for the presence of anafranil (clomipramine). It was detected, but in low doses.
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