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Lactation and cefuroxime

Hi am having Urinary tract infection and am breast feeding the baby... Doc gave me, 5 day course of cefuroxime axetil 500mg twice.. Is it safe to use during breast feeding??
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Dr. Mamta Pattnayak
13 yrs. of exp | Gurgaon | Gynecologist

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Hi, cefuroxime is safe in lactation. Thanks.
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Pritam Prakash Sulakhe
9 yrs. of exp | Pune | Gynecologist/Obstetrician

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It's a schedule b Do get secreted in milk but level are safe for newborns So don't worry and believe and follow ur Gynaec
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Dr. Veena Vidyasagar
35 yrs. of exp | Bangalore | Gynecologist

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Dear Practo user, Yes.It is safe to take course of Cefuroxime while breastfeeding.
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Dr Nikita Gandotra
5 yrs. of exp | Delhi | Gynecologist
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Its safe...no worries
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