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Can I breastfeed while I am taking some hydrocodone?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: Moderately safe

Hydrocodone in quantities of up to 5mg every 4 hours have been found to have minimal effect on the breast milk.
Observation for side effects like sedation & constipation are encouraged. Some authors suggest feeding the infant just prior to dosing to limit direct effect.

In brief: Moderately safe

Hydrocodone in quantities of up to 5mg every 4 hours have been found to have minimal effect on the breast milk.
Observation for side effects like sedation & constipation are encouraged. Some authors suggest feeding the infant just prior to dosing to limit direct effect.
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Dr. Byron Law-Yone
Psychiatry

In brief: Depends

Best to ask your pediatrician or ob.

In brief: Depends

Best to ask your pediatrician or ob.
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
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