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Is it safe to use Pamelor if I am breastfeeding?

If you are breastfeeding, you may want to wean your infant before beginning treatment with the antidepressant Pamelor (nortriptyline). Studies suggest that some antidepressants pass into breast milk, and doctors aren't sure whether Pamelor can harm a nursing infant. You and your doctor should weigh Pamelor's potential benefits against its potential risks to your nursing infant.

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