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Dimethicone / triamcinolone topical Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Jun 24, 2022.

Dimethicone / triamcinolone topical is also known as: Dermawerx SDS Pak, Ellzia Pak, TriHeal-80, TriaDime-80, Yaliira Pak

Dimethicone / triamcinolone topical Pregnancy Warnings

Animal studies of this product are not available. Animal studies of systemic corticosteroids showed teratogenicity at relatively low doses and the more potent corticosteroids showed teratogenicity after topical application. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy.

US FDA pregnancy category C: Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.

This drug should not be used during pregnancy unless the benefit outweighs the risk to the fetus.

US FDA pregnancy category: C

Comments:
-Systemically administered corticosteroids are generally teratogenic in laboratory animals at relatively low doses.
-The more potent corticosteroids showed teratogenicity in laboratory animal after topical application.
-This class of drugs should not be used extensively, in large amounts, or for prolonged periods during pregnancy.

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Dimethicone / triamcinolone topical Breastfeeding Warnings

Caution is recommended.

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

Comments:
-It is unknown if topically applied corticosteroids have sufficient systemic absorption to produce detectable quantities in breast milk.
-Systemically administered corticosteroids are secreted in breast milk in quantities unlikely to adversely affect the infant

See references

References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. TriHeal-80 (dimethicone-triamcinolone topical)." Forreal Pharmaceuticals LLC (2021):

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. TriHeal-80 (dimethicone-triamcinolone topical)." Forreal Pharmaceuticals LLC (2021):

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