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A 32-year-old member asked:

Is dorzolamide safe for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding?

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Dr. Byron Hapner
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Dorzolamide (trusopt) is an eye drop used to treat glaucoma. Although there are no studies to support its safety in pregnancy, trusopt would be a reasonable choice. You can find more information about this subject on the glaucoma research foundation website: http://www.Glaucoma.Org/treatment/glaucoma-and-pregnancy-1.Php.
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Dr. Alan Mindlin
51 years experience
Unknown: There are no available studies to indicate safety or lack of safety with these conditions.
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Yes: This is a combination of two medications for HIV infection. There are risks to this medication, including a risk of miscarriage. However, the benefits to mother of treating HIV and preventing progression and to baby with preventing spread of HIV are overwhelming. You should take your antiretrovirals if needed throughout pregnancy.
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A 33-year-old member asked:

Is evamist safe for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding?

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Dr. Scott Kramer
Gynecology 37 years experience
No estrogen: Evamist is a estrogen supplement approved for relief of menopausal symptoms, like hot flashes. Unsure why a woman in reproductive years would be using it? Nevertheless should not take it unless advised to for off label use by your doctor.
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