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Bromfenac

Last Revision: December 3, 2018.

Estimated reading time: 1 minute

CASRN: 91714-94-2

Chemical structure

Drug Levels and Effects

Summary of Use during Lactation

Limited data indicate that milk levels of bromfenac are low with the usual oral dosage, but milk levels have not been measured after higher injectable dosages. Use caution when using bromfenac in nursing mothers, especially with the injectable drug.

Maternal use of bromfenac eye drops would not be expected to cause any adverse effects in breastfed infants. To substantially diminish the amount of drug that reaches the breastmilk after using eye drops, place pressure over the tear duct by the corner of the eye for 1 minute or more, then remove the excess solution with an absorbent tissue.

Drug Levels

Maternal Levels. Relevant published information was not found as of the revision date.

Infant Levels. Relevant published information was not found as of the revision date.

Effects in Breastfed Infants

Relevant published information was not found as of the revision date.

Effects on Lactation and Breastmilk

Relevant published information was not found as of the revision date.

Alternate Drugs to Consider

(Ophthalmic) Ketorolac

Substance Identification

Substance Name

Bromfenac

CAS Registry Number

91714-94-2

Drug Class

  • Breast Feeding
  • Analgesic Agents
  • Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatory Agents

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