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Can I take prednisone if I am breastfeeding?

If you are breastfeeding or planning to breastfeed, talk to your doctor about whether it's safe to take prednisone. This medicine passes into breast milk, and higher doses could affect a nursing baby. If you're already on prednisone and thinking about breastfeeding, get your doctor's advice on the best way to proceed.

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