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Is polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin) Antibiotic drops for external eye/ear infections, such as Pink Eye ok to take at 38 weeks pregnant?

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Dr. Neal Hakimi
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: It's probably safe

Polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin) drops are considered "class C" during pregnancy, which basically means that there is not enough good data in the medical literature to say whether it is harmful or safe.
That being said, the systemic absorbtion of topical drops applied to the eye/ear is fairly low (meaning very little will actually make it into the blood stream), which makes harm to the fetus unlikely.

In brief: It's probably safe

Polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin) drops are considered "class C" during pregnancy, which basically means that there is not enough good data in the medical literature to say whether it is harmful or safe.
That being said, the systemic absorbtion of topical drops applied to the eye/ear is fairly low (meaning very little will actually make it into the blood stream), which makes harm to the fetus unlikely.
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Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

if prescribed by a doctor for you for the current situation

In brief: Yes

if prescribed by a doctor for you for the current situation
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