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Can I take saxagliptin if I am breastfeeding?

Studies haven’t shown whether saxagliptin (Onglyza), a drug for type 2 diabetes, is excreted in human breast milk—although it has been found in milk from animals. If you're breastfeeding or planning to breastfeed, talk to your doctor about the pros and cons of doing so while on saxagliptin.

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