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Benzocaine topical Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Benzocaine topical is also known as: Americaine, Anacaine, Anbesol, Benzodent, Bicozene, Cepacol Dual Relief Sore Throat, Cepacol Fizzlers, Cepacol Sensations Hydra, Cepacol Sensations Warming, Cepacol Sore Throat & Coating, Cepacol Ultra, Chiggerex, Chloraseptic Sore Throat Relief Strips, Dermoplast, Hurricaine, Kank-a, Lanacane, Medicone, Num-Zit, OraMagic Plus, Orabase, Orajel, Spec-T, Sting Relief, Zilactin Tooth and Gum Instant Pain Reliever

Medically reviewed on Jun 8, 2018

Benzocaine topical Pregnancy Warnings

Benzocaine topical has been assigned to pregnancy category C by the FDA. Animal studies have not been reported. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Benzocaine topical is only recommended for use during pregnancy when benefit outweighs risk.

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Benzocaine topical Breastfeeding Warnings

There are no data on the excretion of benzocaine topical into human milk.

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References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Lanacane (benzocaine topical)." Combe Inc, White Plains, NY.
  2. "Product Information. Chloraseptic (benzocaine topical)." Procter and Gamble Pharmaceuticals, Mason, OH.
  3. "Product Information. Lanacane with Aloe (benzocaine topical)." Combe Inc, White Plains, NY.
  4. "Product Information. Dermoplast (benzocaine topical)." MedTech Inc, Irvington, NY.
  5. "Product Information. Hurricaine (benzocaine topical)." Beutlich, Waukegan, IL.
  6. "Product Information. Vagisil Feminine Cream (benzocaine topical)." Combe Inc, White Plains, NY.
  7. "Product Information. Outgro Pain Relief (benzocaine topical)." MedTech Inc, Irvington, NY.
  8. "Product Information. Solarcaine Plus Aloe (benzocaine topical)." Schering-Plough Healthcare Products, Memphis, TN.
  9. "Product Information. Americaine Hemorrhoidal (benzocaine topical)." Novartis Consumer Health, Parsippany, NJ.
  10. "Product Information. Cepacol Lozenges (cetylpyridinium topical)." GlaxoSmithKline Inc, Oakville, IA.

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. Dermoplast (benzocaine topical)." MedTech Inc, Irvington, NY.
  2. "Product Information. Chloraseptic (benzocaine topical)." Procter and Gamble Pharmaceuticals, Mason, OH.
  3. "Product Information. Lanacane with Aloe (benzocaine topical)." Combe Inc, White Plains, NY.
  4. "Product Information. Lanacane (benzocaine topical)." Combe Inc, White Plains, NY.
  5. "Product Information. Cepacol Lozenges (cetylpyridinium topical)." GlaxoSmithKline Inc, Oakville, IA.
  6. "Product Information. Americaine Hemorrhoidal (benzocaine topical)." Novartis Consumer Health, Parsippany, NJ.
  7. "Product Information. Solarcaine Plus Aloe (benzocaine topical)." Schering-Plough Healthcare Products, Memphis, TN.
  8. "Product Information. Hurricaine (benzocaine topical)." Beutlich, Waukegan, IL.
  9. "Product Information. Outgro Pain Relief (benzocaine topical)." MedTech Inc, Irvington, NY.
  10. "Product Information. Vagisil Feminine Cream (benzocaine topical)." Combe Inc, White Plains, NY.

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

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