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Ciclopirox topical Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Ciclopirox topical is also known as: CNL8 Nail, Ciclodan, Loprox, Loprox TS, Pedipirox-4, Penlac, Penlac Nail Lacquer

Medically reviewed on May 28, 2018

Ciclopirox topical Pregnancy Warnings

Ciclopirox has been assigned to pregnancy category B by the FDA. Animal studies have failed to reveal evidence of fetal harm. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Ciclopirox should only be used during pregnancy when need has been clearly established.

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Ciclopirox topical Breastfeeding Warnings

There are no data on the excretion of ciclopirox topical into human milk. Because ciclopirox is not absorbed, little excretion would be expected. The manufacturer recommends that caution be used when administering ciclopirox to nursing women.

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References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Loprox (ciclopirox)." Hoechst Marion-Roussel Inc, Kansas City, MO.
  2. "Product Information. Penlac Nail Lacquer (ciclopirox topical)." Aventis Pharmaceuticals, Collegeville, PA.

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. Loprox (ciclopirox)." Hoechst Marion-Roussel Inc, Kansas City, MO.
  2. "Product Information. Penlac Nail Lacquer (ciclopirox topical)." Aventis Pharmaceuticals, Collegeville, PA.

Further information

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