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Bacitracin / hydrocortisone / neomycin / polymyxin b topical Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Bacitracin / hydrocortisone / neomycin / polymyxin b topical is also known as: Cortisporin Ointment

Bacitracin / hydrocortisone / neomycin / polymyxin b topical Pregnancy Warnings

Bacitracin/hydrocortisone/neomycin/polymyxin B topical has been assigned to pregnancy category C by the FDA. Animal studies have revealed evidence of teratogenicity from topically administered corticosteroids. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Bacitracin/hydrocortisone/neomycin/polymyxin B topical is only recommended for use during pregnancy when benefit outweighs risk.

Bacitracin / hydrocortisone / neomycin / polymyxin b topical Breastfeeding Warnings

There are no data on the excretion of bacitracin/hydrocortisone/neomycin/polymyxin B topical into human milk. Orally administered corticosteroids are excreted into human milk and systemic absorption of hydrocortisone may occur following topical administration. The manufacturer recommends that caution be used when administering bacitracin/hydrocortisone/neomycin/polymyxin B topical to nursing women.

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