Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: blossom | 2009/10/16

Q.

tegretol and weaning

I am trying to wean my 8 month old baby off the breast. I have been prescribed Tegretol/ The pyschiatrist said I could take it but must wean soon. Will this drug have adverse side effects on my baby?

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

It is safe for you to take Tegretol while breast feeding your baby. The medication will not harm or affect your baby in any way.

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