Hydrocortisone / lidocaine topical Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Hydrocortisone / lidocaine topical is also known as: AnaMantle HC, AnaMantle HC Forte, BP Ana-Lex HC, LidaMantle HC, LidaMantle HC Relief, Lidazone HC, Lidocort, Peranex HC, RectaGel HC, Rectacreme HC, Senatec HC, Xyralid, Xyralid LP

Hydrocortisone / lidocaine topical Pregnancy Warnings

Hydrocortisone-lidocaine 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. Animal studies have failed to reveal evidence of fetotoxicity following administration of lidocaine up to 6.6 times the human dose. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Hydrocortisone-lidocaine is only recommended for use during pregnancy when benefit outweighs risk. Corticosteroids should not be used extensively on pregnant patients, in large amounts or for extended periods of time.

Hydrocortisone / lidocaine topical Breastfeeding Warnings

There are no data on the excretion of hydrocortisone-lidocaine into human milk. The manufacturer recommends that caution be used when administering hydrocortisone-lidocaine to nursing women.

See Also...

Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to ensure that the information provided by Cerner Multum, Wolters Kluwer Health and Drugs.com is accurate, up-to-date and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. In addition, the drug information contained herein may be time sensitive and should not be utilized as a reference resource beyond the date hereof. This material does not endorse drugs, diagnose patients, or recommend therapy. This drug information is a reference resource designed as supplement to, and not a substitute for, the expertise, skill , knowledge, and judgement of healthcare practitioners in patient care. The absence of a warning for a given drug or combination thereof in no way should be construed to indicate that the drug or combination is safe, effective, or appropriate for any given patient. Multum Information Services, Inc. does not assume any responsibility for any aspect of healthcare administered with the aid of information Multum provides. Copyright 2000-2008 Multum Information Services, Inc. The information contained herein is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, warnings, drug interactions, allergic reactions, or adverse effects. If you have questions about the drugs you are taking, check with your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist.

Hide
(web5)