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Bacitracin / polymyxin b ophthalmic Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Bacitracin / polymyxin b ophthalmic is also known as: AK-Poly-Bac, Polycin, Polycin-B, Polysporin Ophthalmic, Polytracin Ophthalmic

Medically reviewed on February 3, 2018.

Bacitracin / polymyxin b ophthalmic Pregnancy Warnings

Bacitracin-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-polymyxin B ophthalmic is only recommended for use during pregnancy when need has been clearly established.

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Bacitracin / polymyxin b ophthalmic Breastfeeding Warnings

There are no data on the excretion of bacitracin-polymyxin B ophthalmic into human milk.

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References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Polysporin (bacitracin-polymyxin B ophthalmic)." Monarch Pharmaceuticals Inc, Bristol, TN.

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. Polysporin (bacitracin-polymyxin B ophthalmic)." Monarch Pharmaceuticals Inc, Bristol, TN.

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