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Can breastfeeding women take fluconazole?

Fluconazole can pass into breast milk. That means there is a risk that it may harm nursing babies. That’s why breastfeeding women should discuss taking this medicine with their doctors. It’s recommended that new mothers either stop taking fluconazole or breastfeeding. This medicine is actually used to treat breast infections in nursing mothers.

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