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Bimatoprost topical Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Bimatoprost topical is also known as: Latisse

Bimatoprost topical Pregnancy Warnings

Bimatoprost topical ophthalmic solution has been assigned to pregnancy category C by the FDA. Animal data have revealed evidence of embryolethality, fetotoxicity, teratogenicity, and decreased neonatal viability with high oral doses (33 to 97 times the human AUC). Bimatoprost undergoes minimal systemic absorption after ocular administration. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Bimatoprost topical ophthalmic solution is only recommended for use during pregnancy when benefit outweighs risk.

Bimatoprost topical Breastfeeding Warnings

There are no data on the excretion of topically administered bimatoprost or its metabolites into human milk. Bimatoprost is excreted in the breast milk of lactating animals. It undergoes minimal systemic absorption after ocular administration. The manufacturer recommends that caution be used when administering bimatoprost topical ophthalmic solution to nursing women.

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