Bromfenac ophthalmic Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Bromfenac ophthalmic is also known as: Bromday, Prolensa, Xibrom

Bromfenac ophthalmic Pregnancy Warnings

Bromfenac ophthalmic has been assigned to pregnancy category C by the FDA. Animal studies have failed to reveal evidence of teratogenicity; however, embryo-fetal lethality, increased neonatal mortality, reduced postnatal growth, and increased post-implantation loss have been reported. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Bromfenac ophthalmic is only recommended for use during pregnancy when benefit outweighs risk. Because nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs are known to delay parturition or cause premature closure of the ductus arteriosus, bromfenac ophthalmic should be avoided during late pregnancy.

Bromfenac ophthalmic Breastfeeding Warnings

There are no data on the excretion of bromfenac ophthalmic into human milk. The manufacturer recommends caution be used when administering bromfenac ophthalmic to nursing women.

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