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Is nifedipine safe for use by pregnant or breast-feeding women?

Nifedipine is sometimes prescribed for women who are experiencing pre-term labor. Nifedipine does pass into breast milk. Ask your doctor to help you evaluate your risks versus benefits of taking nifedipine while pregnant or breast-feeding.

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