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Is Cartia XT (diltiazem) safe for pregnant or breast-feeding mothers?

Cartia XT has not been adequately studied in pregnant women. Women should discuss this matter with their health care professionals and consider whether the drug's benefits outweigh the potential risks to the fetus. Cartia XT should not be used while breast-feeding; studies show that Cartia XT is passed through breast milk to a nursing infant.

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