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Can I use propantheline if I am breastfeeding?

If you're breastfeeding, you should not take propantheline (Pro-Banthine), a drug prescribed with other medicines to treat peptic ulcers (sores in the lining of the stomach and small intestine). Propantheline may affect how well your body produces breast milk. Also, doctors aren't sure whether propantheline can pass into breast milk and potentially harm a nursing infant. Talk to your doctor about whether you need to wean your baby to take propantheline or about the best strategy for you.

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