Last update June 4, 2016
Very Low Risk
We do not have alternatives for Bimatoprost since it is relatively safe.
Suggestions made at e-lactancia are done by APILAM team of health professionals, and are based on updated scientific publications. It is not intended to replace the relationship you have with your doctor but to compound it. The pharmaceutical industry contraindicates breastfeeding, mistakenly and without scientific reasons, in most of the drug data sheets.
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At latest update no published data on excretion into breast milk were found.
The small dose and low plasma absorption of most topical ophthalmic preparations make it unlikely the passage of significant amount of such a product to breast milk, so the use as ophthalmic eye drops poses a very low risk while breastfeeding.
In addition, its short half-life and high plasma protein binding capacity make it even more unlikely any passage to the breast milk.
After application, press onto the tear sac or close the eyelids tightly for a couple of minutes (nasolacrimal occlusion) to minimize systemic absorption.