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Bacitracin / neomycin / polymyxin b ophthalmic Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Bacitracin / neomycin / polymyxin b ophthalmic is also known as: AK-Spore Ointment, Neo-Polycin, Neocidin, Neocin, Neosporin Ophthalmic Ointment, Ocu-Spore-B, Ocutricin, Triple Antibiotic Ophthalmic Ointment

Medically reviewed on January 9, 2018.

Bacitracin / neomycin / polymyxin b ophthalmic Pregnancy Warnings

Bacitracin/neomycin/polymyxin B ophthalmic has been assigned to pregnancy category C by the FDA. Animal studies have not been reported. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Bacitracin/neomycin/polymyxin B ophthalmic is only recommended for use during pregnancy when need has been clearly established.

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Bacitracin / neomycin / polymyxin b ophthalmic Breastfeeding Warnings

There are no data on the excretion of bacitracin/neomycin/polymyxin B ophthalmic into human milk. The manufacturer recommends that caution be used when administering bacitracin/neomycin/polymyxin B to nursing women.

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References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Neosporin Ophthalmic Ointment Sterile (bacitracin/neomycin/polymyxin B ophthalmic)." Monarch Pharmaceuticals Inc, Bristol, TN.

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. Neosporin Ophthalmic Ointment Sterile (bacitracin/neomycin/polymyxin B ophthalmic)." Monarch Pharmaceuticals Inc, Bristol, TN.

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