Is Latanoprost compatible with breastfeeding? Do we have alternatives for Latanoprost?


December 1, 2004 (Very Low Risk)

Prostaglandin used as treatment of glaucoma. Like most ophthalmologic compounds for topical use a low dose and poor absorption make it compatible with breastfeeding.


We do not have alternatives for Latanoprost since it is relatively safe.

Very Low Risk

Compatible. Not risky for breastfeeding or infant.

Low Risk

Moderately safe. Mild risk possible. Follow up recommended. Read the Comment.

High Risk

Poorly safe. Evaluate carefully. Use a safer alternative. Read the Comment.

Very High Risk

Not recommended. Cessation of breastfeeding or alternative.