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Lidocaine topical Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Lidocaine topical is also known as: AneCream, Anestacon, Bactine, Derma Numb, Dermaflex, Ela-Max, Glydo, LMX 4, LMX 4 with Tegaderm, LMX 5, LidaMantle, LidoRx, Lidocaine Viscous, Lidocream, Lidoderm, Medi-Quik Spray, RectiCare, Senatec, Topicaine, Uro-Jet, Xylocaine 10% Oral, Xylocaine Jelly, Xylocaine Topical, Xylocaine Viscous, Zingo

Lidocaine topical Pregnancy Warnings

Lidocaine topical has been assigned to pregnancy category B by the FDA. Animal studies have failed to reveal evidence of fetotoxicity following administration of up to 6.6 times the human dose. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Lidocaine topical is only recommended for use during pregnancy when benefit outweighs risk.

Lidocaine is not contraindicated in labor and delivery.

Lidocaine topical Breastfeeding Warnings

Lidocaine is excreted into human milk. The effects in the nursing infant are unknown. The manufacturer recommends that caution be used when administering lidocaine topical to nursing women.

The milk to plasma ratio of lidocaine is 0.4.

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