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Is antithrombin III safe for women who are breastfeeding?

It is not known if antithrombin III passes into breast milk, as no studies have been done in lactating animals or humans. Tell your doctor if you are breastfeeding before taking antithrombin III. You will have to weigh the benefits to you with the potential risk to your child.

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