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Desoximetasone topical Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Desoximetasone topical is also known as: Topicort, Topicort LP

Desoximetasone topical Pregnancy Warnings

Desoximetasone has been assigned to pregnancy category C by the FDA. Animal studies have revealed evidence of teratogenicity when corticosteroids are administered orally or potent steroids are applied topically. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Desoximetasone is only recommended for use during pregnancy when benefit outweighs risk.

Desoximetasone topical Breastfeeding Warnings

There are no data on the excretion of topically applied desoximetasone into human milk. The manufacturer recommends that caution be used when administering topical desoximetasone to nursing mothers. If used during lactation, should not be applied to the chest.

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