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Research on breastfeeding and Onfi (clobazam) has shown that this medication does pass through breast milk. However, it is not entirely known how this drug might affect a nursing infant. Some of the potential problems may include excessive drowsiness, delays in reaching milestones, and irregular breathing. Talk to your healthcare provider before using this drug while nursing.
Can Breastfeeding Women Take Onfi?Onfi™ (clobazam) passes through breast milk in humans. Therefore, if you are breastfeeding or plan to start, you should talk with your healthcare provider about taking Onfi.
More Information on Onfi and BreastfeedingStudies have shown that Onfi passes through human breast milk. However, it is not known what problems (if any) Onfi could cause in a nursing infant. At least theoretically, any of the usual Onfi side effects would be possible. Some of these problems that might occur in an infant include:
- Excessive drowsiness
- Poor eating
- Not meeting milestones
- Slow or irregular breathing.