Can I take pimecrolimus while breastfeeding my baby?

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It may be safer to avoid breastfeeding while taking pimecrolimus. Experts are not sure whether it is excreted in breast milk. It is also unclear whether a baby would be affected if they were exposed to pimecrolimus. Talk with your doctor about the possible risks to your baby compared to the benefits you get from pimecrolimus. Together you can decide what the best choice will be for you and your baby.