Safety in Lactation: Local anaesthetic eye preparations

15 October 2020Local anaesthetics for ophthalmic use have limited systemic absorption in the mother, and pose negligible risk to a breastfed infant. Systemic absorption from eye drops…

Safety in Lactation: Local anaesthesia

25 September 2020Local anaesthetics are generally considered to be compatible with breastfeeding. They are used in a variety of clinical situations (surgery including Caesarean sections, labour and…
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Refrigerated Storage

AmetopAlliance Pharmaceuticals

Alliance Pharmaceuticals
4% Topical gel

In the event of an inadvertent temperature excursion the following data may be used:
The product, following dispensing may be stored for up to 1 month at 25°C.
Please also refer to the manufacturer’s product literature for recommended storage information at

Contact Alliance in cases where additional stability data is required. Refer to the current BNF for company contact details.

1 month
19 March 2021
London MI Service

Lactation Safety Information


Bupivacaine, Lidocaine, Ropivacaine
Low levels anticipated in milk due to the drug's properties
No published evidence of safety
11 September 2020

For ophthalmic use

For ophthalmic use
11 September 2020