Should I take Aralen if I am breastfeeding?

Your body breaks down Aralen (chloroquine) into other chemicals, most notably desethylchloroquine. This chemical does pass into breast milk. Because of the potential risks to your baby, call your doctor if you are breastfeeding before taking Aralen. You will have to weigh the benefits of Aralen with the potential risks to your baby.

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