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Can I use Diovan HCT if I am breastfeeding?

If you are breastfeeding you should not take the blood pressure drug Diovan HCT (valsartan and hydrochlorothiazide). Doctors are not sure if Diovan HCT can pass into breast milk and possibly harm a nursing infant. Your doctor may recommend a different treatment while you breastfeed, or may suggest that you wean your baby so that you can start taking Diovan HCT.

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