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Can I use Subutex if I am breastfeeding?

If you are breastfeeding, you should not use Subutex (buprenorphine), a medicine that treats addiction to opioid drugs, including heroin and narcotic painkillers like morphine. Subutex can pass into breast milk and might harm a nursing baby. Talk to your doctor about whether you should wean your baby to start treatment with Subutex.

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