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Is it safe to take atripla while pregnant or breastfeeding?

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Dr. Jennifer Thomas
Pediatrics
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In brief: No for breastfeeding

Atripla is used to treat hiv.
According to the current recommendations in the United States, mothers who are HIV positive are advised not to breastfeed.

In brief: No for breastfeeding

Atripla is used to treat hiv.
According to the current recommendations in the United States, mothers who are HIV positive are advised not to breastfeed.
Dr. Jennifer Thomas
Dr. Jennifer Thomas
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: Safe in pregnancy

This medication is considered relatively safe in pregnancy (category b) .
It is considered possibly hazardous in breastfeeding. Patients in industrialized societies like the us are advised not to breast feed due to potential transmission of the virus to baby.In societies where clean water supplies are not always available, breast feeding may be encouraged in spite of the risk.

In brief: Safe in pregnancy

This medication is considered relatively safe in pregnancy (category b) .
It is considered possibly hazardous in breastfeeding. Patients in industrialized societies like the us are advised not to breast feed due to potential transmission of the virus to baby.In societies where clean water supplies are not always available, breast feeding may be encouraged in spite of the risk.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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