Can Breastfeeding Women Take Jentadueto?
At this time, it is unknown if Jentadueto
) is safe for use in breastfeeding women. The manufacturer does not recommend that women use the drug while nursing. Therefore, if you are breastfeeding or plan to start, discuss this with your healthcare provider before taking this medicine.
More Information on Jentadueto and Breastfeeding
, one of the components in Jentadueto, is known to pass through breast milk in rats, although it is unknown if the same is true for humans. Metformin
, the other component, is known to pass through breast milk in humans in low amounts (see Metformin and Breastfeeding)
It is unknown if Jentadueto exposure through breast milk would have any noticeable or negative effects on a nursing child. If your healthcare provider recommends that you take Jentadueto while breastfeeding, make sure to watch for any symptoms or changes in your child.
Talking With Your Healthcare Provider
You should discuss breastfeeding and Jentadueto use
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.