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Although Darvon (propoxyphene hydrochloride) does pass through breast milk, the American Academy of Pediatrics considers this drug to typically be compatible with breastfeeding. However, Darvon may potentially cause negative reactions in breastfed infants, such as irregular breathing, drowsiness, and blue skin due to breathing problems.
Can Breastfeeding Women Take Darvon?
Potential Problems With Darvon and BreastfeedingThe American Academy of Pediatrics classifies Darvon as being usually compatible with breastfeeding. However, there have been reports of problems in breastfed infants due to Darvon, such as:
- Slow or irregular breathing
- Slow heart rate
- Blue skin (indicating breathing problems).