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According to the manufacturer of Synvisc-One (Hylan G-F 20), it is unclear if the product is safe for women who are breastfeeding. It also hasn't been determined yet if Synvisc-One passes through breast milk. Therefore, if your healthcare provider recommends receiving the injections while you are breastfeeding, monitor your child for any problems or changes.
Can I Use Synvisc-One While Breastfeeding?At this time, it is unknown if Synvisc-One® (Hylan G-F 20) passes through breast milk. If you are breastfeeding, you should talk with your healthcare provider before receiving this product. The manufacturer states that the safety and effectiveness of Synvisc-One have not been established in breastfeeding women.
Just as it is unknown if Synvisc-One passes through breast milk, it is unknown if it could cause any problems in a nursing infant. If your healthcare provider recommends that you receive these injections while breastfeeding, be sure to watch for any problems or changes in your infant.