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Rimexolone ophthalmic Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Rimexolone ophthalmic is also known as: Vexol

Rimexolone ophthalmic Pregnancy Warnings

Rimexolone ophthalmic suspension has been assigned to pregnancy category C by the FDA. Animal data have revealed evidence of teratogenicity and embryotoxicity following subcutaneous administration of a dose approximately twice the recommended human ophthalmic dose. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Rimexolone should only be given during pregnancy when benefit outweighs risk.

Rimexolone ophthalmic Breastfeeding Warnings

There are no data on the excretion of rimexolone into human milk. Rimexolone is absorbed systemically after ocular administration, resulting in average serum concentrations of 130 pg/mL. The manufacturer recommends that a decision should be made whether to discontinue nursing or discontinue the drug, taking into account the importance of the drug to the mother.

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