Can I take kanamycin if I am breastfeeding?

Research has shown that kanamycin does not easily pass into breast milk, so it may be safe to breastfeed if you receive it. Additional studies are needed, so if you're breastfeeding, talk to your doctor about the risks and benefits of kanamycin. This antibiotic medication, which is given as an injection (a shot), treats serious bacterial infections.

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