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Emedastine ophthalmic Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Emedastine ophthalmic is also known as: Emadine

Emedastine ophthalmic Pregnancy Warnings

Emedastine ophthalmic has been assigned to pregnancy category B by the FDA. Animal studies using doses up to 15,000 times the maximum human ophthalmic dose have revealed no evidence of teratogenicity. There are no controlled data in human pregnancies. Emedastine ophthalmic should only be given during pregnancy when the need has been clearly established.

Emedastine ophthalmic Breastfeeding Warnings

There are no data on the excretion of emedastine ophthalmic into human milk. Emedastine has appeared in the milk of rats following oral administration. Systemic absorption after ocular administration is minimal. The manufacturer recommends that caution be used when administering emedastine ophthalmic to nursing women.

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