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Latanoprostene Bunod use while Breastfeeding

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on May 14, 2022.

Drugs containing Latanoprostene Bunod: Vyzulta

Latanoprostene Bunod Levels and Effects while Breastfeeding

Summary of Use during Lactation

No information is available on the use of latanoprostene bunod during breastfeeding. Because of the extremely low levels in plasma after application to the eye and short half-life, it is not likely to reach the breastmilk or bloodstream of the infant or to cause any adverse effects in breastfed infants. Professional guidelines consider prostaglandin eye drops acceptable during breastfeeding.[1-3] To further diminish the amount of drug that reaches the breastmilk after using eye drops, place pressure over the tear duct by the corner of the eye for 1 minute or more, then remove the excess solution with an absorbent tissue.

Drug Levels

Maternal Levels. Relevant published information was not found as of the revision date.

Infant Levels. Relevant published information was not found as of the revision date.

Effects in Breastfed Infants

Relevant published information was not found as of the revision date.

Effects on Lactation and Breastmilk

Relevant published information was not found as of the revision date.

References

1.
Belkin A, Chen T, DeOliveria AR, et al. A practical guide to the pregnant and breastfeeding patient with glaucoma. Ophthalmol Glaucoma. 2020;3:79–89. [PubMed: 32672600]
2.
Blumen-Ohana E, Sellem E. J Fr Ophtalmol. 2020;43:63–6. [Pregnancy & glaucoma: SFO-SFG recommendations] [PubMed: 31813552]
3.
Kumari R, Saha BC, Onkar A, et al. Management of glaucoma in pregnancy - balancing safety with efficacy. Ther Adv Ophthalmol. 2021;13:25158414211022876. [PMC free article: PMC8243098] [PubMed: 34263134]

Substance Identification

Substance Name

Latanoprostene Bunod

CAS Registry Number

860005-21-6

Drug Class

Breast Feeding

Lactation

Milk, Human

Antiglaucoma Agents

Prostaglandins

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