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A member asked about a 29-year-old female:

Terconazole vaginal 0.8% safe during brestfeeding?

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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 41 years experience
?: safety is unknown in all literature searched, and it is caregory C during pregnancy, meaning: only use if benefit outweighs risks, you can try first clotrimazole vaginal OTC, which is probably safe with breastfeeding as the literature suggests, good luck
Dr. Rajesh Kumar
Pediatrics 49 years experience
No data: I searched for some information on this. None found. Vaginal terconazole has not been studied during breastfeeding. Other antifungal agents may be preferred, especially while nursing a newborn or preterm infant Alternatives are Cotrimazole or Miconazole. If u need ANY information on drugs during breast feeding , a very useful site is: http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/cgi-bin/sis/htmlgen?LACT
Last updated Sep 17, 2015

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