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Dyrenium and Breastfeeding

In studies on Dyrenium and breastfeeding, the drug was shown to pass through breast milk when given to nursing animals. However, it is not known whether it passes through breast milk in humans. If you are taking Dyrenium and breastfeeding, or if you are thinking about breastfeeding, discuss the benefits and possible risks with your healthcare provider.

Dyrenium and Breastfeeding: An Overview

It is not known if Dyrenium® (triamterene) is passed through breast milk. However, because of the potentially serious side effects that could occur in the nursing infant, the manufacturer does not recommend using the drug while breastfeeding. Therefore, if you are breastfeeding or thinking of breastfeeding, make sure to let your healthcare provider know before taking the drug.
 

Dyrenium and Breastfeeding: What Does the Research Say?

Dyrenium is passed through breast milk in animals, but it is not known if it passes through breast milk in humans. In addition, it is not clear what the effects might be on a breastfeeding child. If your healthcare provider decides that it is okay for you to take Dyrenium while breastfeeding, be sure to watch for any side effects or changes in your baby.
 

Talking With Your Healthcare Provider About Dyrenium and Breastfeeding

You should talk with your healthcare provider about Dyrenium and breastfeeding. Everyone's situation is different, and your healthcare provider understands your situation best. Based on what you want and expect (and your current health situation), you and your healthcare provider can make a shared decision about Dyrenium and breastfeeding that is right for you.
 
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