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Bad pain during feeding with both nipples inflamated. Obg prescreibed oral amox with potassium clavulanate. Is it safe for feeding? Please help.
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Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
In brief: Yes
Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) is safe in pregnancy and lactation.
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Dr. Jennifer Mushtaler
Obstetrics & Gynecology
In brief: Yes
Amoxicillin is in a class of antibiotics called penicillins.
These are safe in pregnancy and lactation. It sounds like your obg is treating you for an early breast infection. Complete the antibiotics as prescribed, use massage and warm compresses for comfort and continue to nurse your baby. It will be good for you and for your baby. Notify your obg for fevers > 101.

In brief: Yes
Amoxicillin is in a class of antibiotics called penicillins.
These are safe in pregnancy and lactation. It sounds like your obg is treating you for an early breast infection. Complete the antibiotics as prescribed, use massage and warm compresses for comfort and continue to nurse your baby. It will be good for you and for your baby. Notify your obg for fevers > 101.
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Dr. Jennifer Mushtaler
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