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Dynacirc and Breastfeeding

Since it is not known whether it is safe to breastfeed while taking Dynacirc (isradipine), breastfeeding women should talk to their healthcare providers about the risks before using the drug. It is currently not known if Dynacirc passes through breast milk. If you are taking Dynacirc and breastfeeding has been approved by your healthcare provider, be sure to watch for side effects in your child.

Dynacirc and Breastfeeding: An Overview

It is not known if Dynacirc® (isradipine) is passed through breast milk. Because of the potentially serious side effects that could occur in the nursing infant, the manufacturer does not recommend that the drug be used in breastfeeding women. Therefore, if you are breastfeeding or thinking of breastfeeding, make sure to let your healthcare provider know.

Dynacirc and Breastfeeding: What Does the Research Say?

No research has been conducted on whether Dynacirc passes through breast milk. Also, it is not known what the effects might be on a nursing infant if the drug is passed through breast milk. If your healthcare provider decides that it is okay for you to breastfeed while taking Dynacirc, be sure to watch for any changes or side effects in your child.

Talking With Your Healthcare Provider About Dynacirc and Breastfeeding

You should talk with your healthcare provider about Dynacirc and breastfeeding. Each woman's situation is different, and you and your healthcare provider understand your situation best. Based on what you want and expect, as well as your current health situation, the two of you can make a shared decision about Dynacirc and breastfeeding that is right for you.
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