Can I use Norco if I am breastfeeding?

If you're breastfeeding, you probably should not take Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen), a prescription drug for moderate to moderately severe pain. Studies have found that small amounts of the acetaminophen in this medicine pass into breast milk, although its effects are not known. And although it's not known if the hydrocodone in Norco also passes into breast milk, and if it does whether it could harm a nursing baby, there is some concern. If you are breastfeeding or plan to, talk to your doctor about whether a different pain medication might be right for you.

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