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A 34-year-old female asked:

Yeast infection on augmentin while breastfeeding. safe to take fluconazole with 1d left of antibx? or monistat -1,3 or 7? taking dexilant, (dexlansoprazole) probiotic

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Dr. Susan Arnoult
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Safe: Fluconozole is generally considered safe to use during breastfeeding. I would ask your OB/GYN or Family Doctor to make sure they agree with that before taking the medication (did the prescribing doctor realize you were breastfeeding?). Monistat is also safe.
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