11 doctors weighed in:
Is breastfeeding safe with ibuprofen ?
11 doctors weighed in

Dr. Michael Ekizian
Internal Medicine
5 doctors agree
In brief: Not recommended
Although adverse events have not been reported in nursing infants, there is still potential for such, because small amounts of Ibuprofen enter the milk.
The manufacturer of Ibuprofen does not recommend its use while breast-feeding.

In brief: Not recommended
Although adverse events have not been reported in nursing infants, there is still potential for such, because small amounts of Ibuprofen enter the milk.
The manufacturer of Ibuprofen does not recommend its use while breast-feeding.
Dr. Michael Ekizian
Dr. Michael Ekizian
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
4 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Ibuprophen is not used at therapuetic doses for babies untill they reach 6mo but so little transferred in bm that it is considered compadible.

In brief: Yes
Ibuprophen is not used at therapuetic doses for babies untill they reach 6mo but so little transferred in bm that it is considered compadible.
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. James Ferguson
See Hale,T Mediactions and Mothers Milk,14ed,2010,p525.relative infant dose <1%, Lactation safety category L1,Safest meds.
Dr. Rakhi Dimino
Obstetrics & Gynecology
In brief: Yes
We often use Ibuprofen while breastfeeding.

In brief: Yes
We often use Ibuprofen while breastfeeding.
Dr. Rakhi Dimino
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Dr. Ronald Brimberry
Family Medicine
In brief: Yes
According to one of our best references "drugs in pregnancy and lactation" by briggs et al, "ibuprofen does not enter breast milk in significant quantities.
" and "the american academy of pediatrics considers Ibuprofen to be compatible with breast feeding".

In brief: Yes
According to one of our best references "drugs in pregnancy and lactation" by briggs et al, "ibuprofen does not enter breast milk in significant quantities.
" and "the american academy of pediatrics considers Ibuprofen to be compatible with breast feeding".
Dr. Ronald Brimberry
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