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Hydrocortisone / urea topical Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Hydrocortisone / urea topical is also known as: Uremol HC

Hydrocortisone / urea topical Pregnancy Warnings

Hydrocortisone-urea has been assigned to pregnancy category C by the FDA. Animal studies have revealed evidence of teratogenicity when corticosteroids are administered orally or potent steroids are applied topically. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Hydrocortisone-urea is only recommended for use during pregnancy when benefit outweighs risk. Corticosteroids should not be used extensively on pregnant patients, in large amounts or for extended periods of time.

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Hydrocortisone / urea topical Breastfeeding Warnings

There are no data on the excretion of hydrocortisone-urea into human milk. The manufacturer recommends that caution be used when administering hydrocortisone-urea to nursing women.

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References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Carmol HC (hydrocortisone-urea topical)." Bradley Pharmaceuticals Inc, Fairfield, NJ.

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. Carmol HC (hydrocortisone-urea topical)." Bradley Pharmaceuticals Inc, Fairfield, NJ.

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