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Is amikacin safe for pregnant and breast-feeding women?

Amikacin is considered dangerous for a developing fetus. Studies have found that medications like amikacin can cause deafness in babies when pregnant mothers are taking it. It is not clear whether breastfeeding a baby while on amikacin is harmful to the infant, but it is not recommended.

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