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What nausea treatments can I take if I'm breastfeeding?

Dawn Marcus
Neurology
Information on the safe use of nausea treatments when nursing is limited. The American Academy of Pediatrics has determined that ondansetron is probably safe when nursing. Limited information is available for metoclopramide and prochlorperazine (Compazine). Promethazine should not be used in children under 2 years old, so caution with nursing may also be needed.
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