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Can I use Onsolis if I am breastfeeding?

It is not safe to take the cancer pain medication Onsolis (fentanyl) if you nurse your baby, because the drug passes into breast milk. It can cause serious harm to your infant, including slowing his breathing. When you stop nursing, your baby may experience symptoms of drug withdrawal. If your doctor suggests Onsolis, talk to him or her about whether you should wean your baby or use a different drug.

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