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Lidocaine ophthalmic Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Lidocaine ophthalmic is also known as: Akten

Lidocaine ophthalmic Pregnancy Warnings

Lidocaine has been assigned to pregnancy category B by the FDA. Animal studies have failed to reveal evidence of fetal harm. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Lidocaine ophthalmic is only recommended for use during pregnancy when benefit outweighs risk.

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Lidocaine ophthalmic Breastfeeding Warnings

Lidocaine is secreted in human milk. The effects in the nursing infant are unknown. The manufacturer recommends that caution should be used when lidocaine ophthalmic is administering to nursing women.

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References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Akten (lidocaine ophthalmic)." Akorn Inc, Buffalo Grove, IL.

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. Akten (lidocaine ophthalmic)." Akorn Inc, Buffalo Grove, IL.

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