Last update: Aug. 12, 2014
Minimal risk for breastfeeding and infant.
Topical treatment of glaucoma. Like most ophthalmologic compounds for topical use, a low dose and poor absorption make it compatible with breastfeeding. Eye pomades are preferred, or, by pressing conjunctiva sack for a couple of minutes to lessen systemic absorption.
We do not have alternatives for Pilocarpine Ophtalmic Use since it is relatively safe.
Suggestions made at e-lactancia are done by APILAM´s pediatricians and pharmacists, and are based on updated scientific publications.
It is not intended to replace the relationship you have with your doctor but to compound it.
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