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A 31-year-old female asked:

Can you take claritin (loratadine) for allergies, if you are exclusively breastfeeding?

1 doctor answer5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Satish Sundar
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Yes: This drug is safe with nursing. FYI...many drugs are not tested as such for breast milk concentration...but all evidence suggests a good safety profile in babies even as you as 3-6 months. So during nursing if you need to take it, it should be alright. This is what I recommend in practice.

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A 34-year-old female asked:

Claritin (loratadine) safe for breastfeeding?

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Dr. James DuRant
Pediatrics 11 years experience
Yes: Feel free to treat your allergies while breastfeeding. These is no problem with Claritin (loratadine) and breastfeeding.

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