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Is it safe to take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) when breastfeeding?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
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In brief: Yes,but

Something like Allegra or Claritin (loratadine) would have less effect on the milk volume you make and would not cause sedation in the baby.

In brief: Yes,but

Something like Allegra or Claritin (loratadine) would have less effect on the milk volume you make and would not cause sedation in the baby.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. John Chiu
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Yes

The infant may get a very small amount of the drug but that would not likely have any effect on him. The worst outcome would be slightly drowsiness.

In brief: Yes

The infant may get a very small amount of the drug but that would not likely have any effect on him. The worst outcome would be slightly drowsiness.
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu
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