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Can I take Lialda if I am breastfeeding?

You and your doctor may decide it is safer for your baby not to breastfeed while you are taking Lialda (mesalamine) for your ulcerative colitis. The drug is known to pass into breast milk, and researchers haven't done studies to figure out if it can harm a nursing baby.

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