Lidocaine topical Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings
Lidocaine topical is also known as: Aloe Vera Burn Relief Spray with Lidocaine, AneCream with Tegaderm, Anestacon, Bactine, Dermaflex, Ela-Max, LMX 4, LMX 4 with Tegaderm, LMX 5, LMX Plus, LidaMantle, Lidocaine Viscous, Lidocream, Lidoderm, Lidomar, Lidosense 5, Senatec, Solarcaine Burn Relief, Topicaine, Uro-Jet, Uro-Jet AC, Xylocaine 10% Oral, Xylocaine Jelly, Xylocaine Topical, Xylocaine Viscous
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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