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Is Patanase safe to use if I am pregnant or breastfeeding?

Patanase may not be safe for use while pregnant or breastfeeding. The effects of Patanase on an unborn child or nursing infant are not known. Patanase is considered a Category C drug by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. This means that no adequate studies have been done to determine whether Patanase causes birth defects in newborns, but that potential benefits of Patanase usage during pregnancy may warrant its use. It is not known whether Patanase can pass through breast milk and affect nursing infants. Many medications, however, do pass into breast milk. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, talk to your doctor about the risks and benefits associated with Patanase.

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