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Benzoyl peroxide / salicylic acid topical Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Benzoyl peroxide / salicylic acid topical is also known as: BeyondClear, Cleanse & Treat, Cleanse & Treat Plus, Inova 4/1, Inova 8/2

Medically reviewed on July 9, 2018

Benzoyl peroxide / salicylic acid topical Pregnancy Warnings

Benzoyl peroxide-salicylic acid 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. Benzoyl peroxide-salicylic acid topical is only recommended for use during pregnancy when benefit outweighs risk.

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Benzoyl peroxide / salicylic acid topical Breastfeeding Warnings

There are no data on the excretion of benzoyl peroxide into human milk. There are no data on the excretion of salicylic acid into human milk. The manufacturer recommends that caution be used when administering benzoyl peroxide topical to nursing women.

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References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Inova (benzoyl peroxide topical)." JSJ Pharmaceuticals, Doylestown, PA.

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. Inova (benzoyl peroxide topical)." JSJ Pharmaceuticals, Doylestown, PA.

Further information

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