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Sanctura and Breastfeeding

If you are taking Sanctura and breastfeeding (or are thinking of breastfeeding), be sure to talk to your healthcare provider about the benefits and possible risks the medication presents. No studies have been conducted on whether the medication passes through breast milk in humans. Therefore, researchers are not sure if Sanctura is entirely safe for breastfeeding women.

Is Sanctura Safe While Breastfeeding?

It is unknown if Sanctura® (trospium chloride) passes through breast milk in women. The manufacturer recommends that nursing women use the drug with caution and only if the benefits of Sanctura outweigh the possible risks.

Sanctura and Breastfeeding: What Does the Research Say?

Sanctura is known to pass through breast milk. However, no studies have been conducted to determine if it also passes through breast milk in humans. If your healthcare provider recommends that you take Sanctura while breastfeeding, be sure to watch for any side effects in your infant.

Talking With Your Healthcare Provider About Sanctura and Breastfeeding

You should talk with your healthcare provider about Sanctura and breastfeeding. 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 about Sanctura and breastfeeding that is right for you.
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