Tiazac and Breastfeeding
If you are taking Tiazac and breastfeeding at the same time, it is important to know that the medication does pass through breast milk. However, it is not known how the drug may affect a nursing infant. Therefore, if you are taking Tiazac and breastfeeding is something you are considering, be sure to talk to your healthcare provider.
Is Tiazac Safe to Take When Breastfeeding?Tiazac® (diltiazem hydrochloride) does pass through breast milk. Because of the serious side effects that could potentially occur in the nursing infant, the manufacturer does not recommend that women use the medication when breastfeeding. Therefore, make sure to let your healthcare provider know if you are breastfeeding or thinking of breastfeeding before taking the drug.
Tiazac and Breastfeeding: What Does the Research Say?Although it is known that Tiazac passes through breast milk, it is not known how the medication might affect the nursing infant. However, many sources report that Tiazac is compatible with breastfeeding.
Talking With Your Healthcare Provider About Tiazac and BreastfeedingYou should talk with your healthcare provider about Tiazac and breastfeeding. Each woman's situation is different, and you and your healthcare provider understand your situation best. Based on what you want and expect, as well as your current health situation, the two of you can make a shared decision about Tiazac and breastfeeding that is right for you.