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A 39-year-old female asked:

I am a nursing mother with acid reflux and have responded well to both famotidine and omeprazole. my baby is being evaluated for reflux and im wondering if either of these could provide her with treatment through my breast milk?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Wouldn't think so: The amount of either drug than may end up in your milk would not reach a concentration needed to alter the infants symptoms. Reflux in infants is often treated differently.

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