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Tradjenta and Breastfeeding

Although Tradjenta (linagliptin) does pass through breast milk in animals, it is unknown whether the drug passes through breast milk in humans or if it would harm a nursing infant. The manufacturer of the drug recommends that women use Tradjenta with caution while breastfeeding. If you are taking this drug while nursing, be watchful for any changes in your child.

Can Breastfeeding Women Take Tradjenta?

At this time, it is unknown if Tradjenta™ (linagliptin) is safe for use by breastfeeding women. The manufacturer of the drug recommends that women use Tradjenta with caution while nursing. Therefore, if you are breastfeeding or plan to start, talk with your healthcare provider before taking Tradjenta.
 

More Information on Tradjenta and Breastfeeding

Although Tradjenta is known to pass through breast milk in laboratory animals, it is unknown if the same is true for humans. It is also unknown if Tradjenta exposure through breast milk would have any noticeable or negative effects on a nursing child.
 
If your healthcare provider recommends that you take this drug while breastfeeding, make sure to watch for any symptoms or changes in your child.
 

Talking With Your Healthcare Provider

You should discuss breastfeeding and Tradjenta 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.
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