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Benzocaine / dextromethorphan / menthol Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Benzocaine / dextromethorphan / menthol is also known as: Cepastat Sore Throat & Cough, Chloraseptic Total Sore Throat+Cough Lozenges

Benzocaine / dextromethorphan / menthol Pregnancy Warnings

The manufacturer makes no recommendation regarding use during pregnancy.

US FDA pregnancy category: Not formally assigned to a pregnancy category.

Animal studies have not been reported. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy.

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Benzocaine / dextromethorphan / menthol Breastfeeding Warnings

The manufacturer makes no recommendation regarding use during lactation.

Excreted into human milk: Data not available
Excreted into animal milk: Data not available

See references

References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Cepastat (phenol topical)." Heritage/Insight Consumer Products, Plymouth, PA.
  2. "Product Information. Chloraseptic Sore Throat + Cough Sugar Free (benzocaine/dextromethorphan/menthol topical)." Prestige Brands (formerly MedTech), Tarrytown, NY.
  3. "Product Information. Chloraseptic Sore Throat + Cough (benzocaine/dextromethorphan/menthol topical)." Prestige Brands (formerly MedTech), Tarrytown, NY.

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. Chloraseptic Sore Throat + Cough Sugar Free (benzocaine/dextromethorphan/menthol topical)." Prestige Brands (formerly MedTech), Tarrytown, NY.
  2. "Product Information. Chloraseptic Sore Throat + Cough (benzocaine/dextromethorphan/menthol topical)." Prestige Brands (formerly MedTech), Tarrytown, NY.
  3. "Product Information. Cepastat (phenol topical)." Heritage/Insight Consumer Products, Plymouth, PA.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

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