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Can I use Ultracet if I am breastfeeding?

Experts say it's generally safe to take the pain medication Ultracet (tramadol and acetaminophen) while you're breastfeeding. Although both tramadol and acetaminophen pass into breast milk, the amounts are very small, and studies have shown both drugs to be safe for infants.

Ultracet is prescribed for the short-term management of acute pain. It's usually taken for five days or less.

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