Can I use permethrin if I am pregnant or breastfeeding?

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If you are pregnant or plan to get pregnant, you should talk to your doctor before using permethrin. No studies have determined that the medicine will harm your unborn baby. Also, studies indicate there is minimal risk to your baby if you are breastfeeding. Talk to your doctor about the risks and benefits of permethrin if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

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