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Can I use Avalide if I am breastfeeding?

You should not use the blood pressure medication Avalide (irbesartan and hydrochlorothiazide) if you are breastfeeding. The drug's active ingredients pass into breast milk and might harm a nursing baby. Talk to your doctor about whether you should take a different drug in order to continue breastfeeding or wean your baby so that you can take Avalide.

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