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Can I use Synalgos-DC if I am breastfeeding?

If you are breastfeeding, you should not take Synalgos-DC (dihydrocodeine, aspirin, caffeine). Some reports have indicated that there may be a danger of codeine—a drug that is chemically similar to dihydrocodeine—passing into breast milk. Your doctor may recommend a different pain medicine if you plan to continue breastfeeding.

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