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A 31-year-old female asked:

I have a uti and i took 2 of the over the counter azo maximum strength pills yesterday morning. i am currently breastfeeding a 4 month old. is it ok to continue breastfeeding?

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Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 57 years experience
Go to Drugs.com and read details of the stuff. Enter in all other meds u r taking into interaction check. Go to uptodate.com and read more. Then discuss with your team.
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Azo should not be used when breast feeding, but baby is already 4-months-old so likely has come to no harm. Also only healps to relieve UTI symptoms without treating the UTI. You should drink lots of water to flush the bladder & ideally go on short course of prescribed antibiotics.

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