Avage and Breastfeeding
Is Avage Safe for Breastfeeding Women?At this time, it is unknown if Avage® (tazarotene) passes through breast milk. Therefore, if you are breastfeeding a child, you should talk with your healthcare provider before using this drug.
More Information on Breastfeeding and AvageAvage passes through breast milk in rats. However, no research has been done to see if it passes through breast milk in humans as well. In addition, it is unknown what problems may occur if a breastfeeding woman uses Avage.
Talking With Your Healthcare ProviderYou should discuss Avage and breastfeeding 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.