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Can I take heartburn medication while breastfeeding?

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Dr. Marcus Degraw
21 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes: Yes, most of the common heartburn meds are safe with breastfeeding. Use the lowest dose possible, of course, but really pepcid, zantac, (ranitidine) prilosec, or any proton pump inhibitor are find for breastfeeding mothers.
Answered on May 20, 2012
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