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Is it safe to take Xanax (alprazolam) while breastfeeding?

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Dr. Kristen Stuppy
Pediatrics
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In brief: Other option better

There are other medications that are shorter-acting that would be safer. Xanax (alprazolam) can cause babies to be too sleepy or irritable.
They can also suffer withdrawal symptoms if the mother has been on it (exposing them) and it is discontinued.

In brief: Other option better

There are other medications that are shorter-acting that would be safer. Xanax (alprazolam) can cause babies to be too sleepy or irritable.
They can also suffer withdrawal symptoms if the mother has been on it (exposing them) and it is discontinued.
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