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Can I use Dulera if I am breastfeeding?

If you're breastfeeding, talk to your doctor about whether you should take Dulera (mometasone and formoterol) to treat asthma. There are no good studies looking at the use of Dulera in breastfeeding women. Dulera contains two active ingredients, mometasone, an inhaled corticosteroid, and formoterol, a long-acting beta-agonist (LABA) drug. Some research has found that corticosteroids are excreted into breast milk, although there are no studies showing specifically that mometasone is excreted in breast milk. Similarly, animal studies have shown that formoterol can pass into milk during breastfeeding, but there are no studies in humans that show formoterol is excreted in breast milk. You and your doctor should weigh the potential benefits to you against the possible risks to your baby when deciding whether you should take Dulera while breastfeeding.

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