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Docosanol topical Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Docosanol topical is also known as: Abreva

Docosanol topical Pregnancy Warnings

Animal studies have not been reported. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy.

The manufacturer makes no recommendation regarding use in pregnancy.

US FDA pregnancy category: Not formally assigned to a pregnancy category.

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Docosanol topical Breastfeeding Warnings

The manufacturer makes no recommendation regarding use during lactation.

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

Comments: The effects in the nursing infant are unknown.

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References for pregnancy information

  1. MedicinesComplete. Pharmaceutical Press "Martindale: the Complete Drug Reference. Available from: URL: http://www.medicinescomplete.com/mc/martindale/current/" ([0000]):
  2. "Product Information. Abreva (docosanol topical)" SmithKline Beecham, Philadelphia, PA.

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. Abreva (docosanol topical)" SmithKline Beecham, Philadelphia, PA.
  2. MedicinesComplete. Pharmaceutical Press "Martindale: the Complete Drug Reference. Available from: URL: http://www.medicinescomplete.com/mc/martindale/current/" ([0000]):

Further information

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