Is Ceftin Safe While Breastfeeding?
) passes through breast milk in humans. This medication is generally considered safe for use during breastfeeding in most situations. Nonetheless, you should still check with your healthcare provider before taking this drug while breastfeeding.
More Information on Breastfeeding and Ceftin
Ceftin passes through breast milk in low amounts, probably too low to cause any problems for an infant. However, it is always a good idea to watch for diarrhea
or thrush in an infant whose mother is taking an antibiotic (as such problems might occur due to disruption of the normal "good" bacteria in the infant).
Many healthcare providers feel comfortable with the use of Ceftin during breastfeeding.
Talking With Your Healthcare Provider
You should discuss breastfeeding and Ceftin with your healthcare provider. Each woman's situation is different, and you and your healthcare provider understand your situation best. After considering what you want and expect, as well as your current health situation, the two of you can make a shared decision that is right for you.