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Generic Name
Suprofen
Trade Name
Profenal
Manufacturer
Alcon
Risk Category
C
  • Studies on animals show adverse effect and toxicity on fetus.
  • No adequate and well controlled studies done on pregnant women.
  • Drugs should be given only if the potential benefit outweighs the potential risk to the fetus.
FDA Pregnancy Risk Categories

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Indication
Indication
  • Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory ophthalmic agent, miosis inhibitor.
  • Fetal Risk
    Fetal Risk
  • fetotoxic in animals given oral doses in 1st trimester caused increased fetal resorption, increased still birth rate and decreased neonatal survival.
  • If used late in pregnancy it causes delayed parturition.
  • No adequate human sudies for ophthalmic non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs but their use late in pregnancy is not recommended because oral doses caused premature closure of ductus arteriosus in animals.
  • Breast Feeding
    Breast Feeding
  • Oral suprofen is excreted in human milk, no adverse effects ahve been reported.
  • Unknown passage of suprofen into milk after ophthalmic administration.
  • Other Trade Names
     
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