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Should I use apraclonidine if I am pregnant?

No studies have been done on pregnant women. It is not known if apraclonidine will harm an unborn baby. Scientists gave pregnant rabbits and rats high doses of apraclonidine. Compared to normal human doses, the doses were about 60 times higher for rabbits and six times higher for rats. Apraclonidine did not cause any birth defects in rabbits. In the rats, apraclonidine was toxic to the mothers. If you are pregnant, you should talk with your doctor before taking apraclonidine.

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