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Can I take anhydrous morphine if I am nursing?

Anhydrous morphine (Paregoric liquid, Opium tincture) does pass into breast milk. Anhydrous morphine is not recommended for use in children. So there are potential risks to your baby. It is best to be cautious. Tell your doctor that you are nursing before taking anhydrous morphine. Your doctor will have to weigh the benefits against the potential risk to your child.

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