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Benzoyl peroxide / sulfur topical Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Benzoyl peroxide / sulfur topical is also known as: BPS, BPS Gel, NuOx, Sulfoxyl Regular, Sulfoxyl Strong

Benzoyl peroxide / sulfur topical Pregnancy Warnings

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

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Benzoyl peroxide / sulfur topical Breastfeeding Warnings

There are no data on the excretion of benzoyl peroxide or sulfur into human milk following topical administration. The manufacturer recommends that caution be used when administering benzoyl peroxide-sulfur topical to nursing women.

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References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Sulfoxyl Lotion (benzoyl peroxide-sulfur topical)" Stiefel Laboratories Inc, Coral Gables, FL.

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. Sulfoxyl Lotion (benzoyl peroxide-sulfur topical)" Stiefel Laboratories Inc, Coral Gables, FL.

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