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Is it safe to take prilosec otc while breastfeeding?

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Probably safe: Prilosec otc is considered "probably safe" by the fda.
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Yes: Omeprazole is considered safe during breast feeding. Relative infant dose is quoted as 1.1% of maternal dose. It falls in category l2=safe according to "medications and mothers milk " by thomas hall, 14ed, 2010.

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Last updated Oct 4, 2016

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