Benzoyl peroxide topical Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings
Benzoyl peroxide topical is also known as: Acetoxyl, Acne Treatment, Acne-Clear, BP Cleansing Lotion, BP Wash, BPO Foaming Cloths, BenzEFoam, Benzac, Benzac AC, Benzac AC Wash, Benzagel, Brevoxyl, Brevoxyl Creamy Wash, Brevoxyl-4, Clearplex, Inova, Neutrogena On Spot Acne Treatment, Oxy Daily Wash, Oxy-10, PanOxyl, Panoxyl 5, Peroxin A, Peroxin A 10, Triaz, Zeroxin
Benzoyl peroxide topical Pregnancy Warnings
Benzoyl peroxide has been assigned to pregnancy category C by the FDA. Animal studies have not been reported. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Benzoyl peroxide topical is only recommended for use during pregnancy when benefit outweighs risk.
Benzoyl peroxide topical Breastfeeding Warnings
There are no data on the excretion of benzoyl peroxide into human milk. The manufacturer recommends that caution be used when administering benzoyl peroxide topical to nursing women.
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