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Benzocaine topical Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Benzocaine topical is also known as: Americaine, Anbesol, Anbesol Baby, Anbesol Cold Sore, Benzo-Jel, Boil Ease Pain Relieving, Cepacol Dual Relief Sore Throat, Cepacol Sensations Hydra, Cepacol Sore Throat & Coating, Dermoplast, Detane, Hurricaine, Kank-a, Lanacane, Medicone, OraMagic Plus, Orabase, Orabase with Benzocaine, Orajel, Solarcaine First Aid Medicated Spray, Topex, Topical Anesthetic Dental Gel, Trocaine, Vagisil Anti-Itch Creme, Zilactin-B

Benzocaine topical Pregnancy Warnings

Benzocaine topical has been assigned to pregnancy category C by the FDA. Animal studies have not been reported. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Benzocaine topical is only recommended for use during pregnancy when benefit outweighs risk.

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Benzocaine topical Breastfeeding Warnings

There are no data on the excretion of benzocaine topical into human milk.

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References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Lanacane (benzocaine topical)." Combe Inc, White Plains, NY.
  2. "Product Information. Chloraseptic (benzocaine topical)." Procter and Gamble Pharmaceuticals, Mason, OH.
  3. "Product Information. Dermoplast (benzocaine topical)." MedTech Inc, Irvington, NY.
  4. "Product Information. Lanacane with Aloe (benzocaine topical)." Combe Inc, White Plains, NY.
  5. "Product Information. Cepacol Lozenges (cetylpyridinium topical)." GlaxoSmithKline Inc, Oakville, IA.
  6. "Product Information. Hurricaine (benzocaine topical)." Beutlich, Waukegan, IL.
  7. "Product Information. Vagisil Feminine Cream (benzocaine topical)." Combe Inc, White Plains, NY.
  8. "Product Information. Outgro Pain Relief (benzocaine topical)." MedTech Inc, Irvington, NY.
  9. "Product Information. Solarcaine Plus Aloe (benzocaine topical)." Schering-Plough Healthcare Products, Memphis, TN.
  10. "Product Information. Americaine Hemorrhoidal (benzocaine topical)." Novartis Consumer Health, Parsippany, NJ.

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. Dermoplast (benzocaine topical)." MedTech Inc, Irvington, NY.
  2. "Product Information. Chloraseptic (benzocaine topical)." Procter and Gamble Pharmaceuticals, Mason, OH.
  3. "Product Information. Cepacol Lozenges (cetylpyridinium topical)." GlaxoSmithKline Inc, Oakville, IA.
  4. "Product Information. Lanacane with Aloe (benzocaine topical)." Combe Inc, White Plains, NY.
  5. "Product Information. Hurricaine (benzocaine topical)." Beutlich, Waukegan, IL.
  6. "Product Information. Lanacane (benzocaine topical)." Combe Inc, White Plains, NY.
  7. "Product Information. Americaine Hemorrhoidal (benzocaine topical)." Novartis Consumer Health, Parsippany, NJ.
  8. "Product Information. Vagisil Feminine Cream (benzocaine topical)." Combe Inc, White Plains, NY.
  9. "Product Information. Outgro Pain Relief (benzocaine topical)." MedTech Inc, Irvington, NY.
  10. "Product Information. Solarcaine Plus Aloe (benzocaine topical)." Schering-Plough Healthcare Products, Memphis, TN.

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