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Although non steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs, such as Advil) are not able to be taken in pregnancy, the doses that pass into breast milk is about 0.6% of the maternal dose. Because of this, the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends NSAIDs as safe while breastfeeding. Therefore there is no need to supplement.
If you wanted to wait until all of the medication was out of your system, you would only need to wait one day, as the medication has a very short half-life.
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-Dr. Scott W, MD
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